Dr Brendan   McMullan
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Brendan McMullan

medicine-health
Sch Women's&Children's Health

Dr Brendan McMullan is a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist and Microbiologist, working at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, and a Conjoint Senior Lecturer in the School of Women’s and Children’s Health at UNSW.

Brendan’s research interests include antimicrobial stewardship and resistance, perinatal infections, and infections in immunocompromised children and young people, with particular interest in using surveillance data in these populations to support implementation of effective strategies to optimize therapy.

Brendan is willing to supervise ILP Students completing the UNSW MD program (formally MBBS). 

Phone
+61 2 9382 1508
Location
Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Rischin KJ; Mostaghim M; Rao A; Smith B; O'Brien TA; Trubiano JA; Frith K; McMullan B, 2021, 'ESCAPE-Allergy: Evaluating screening for children and adolescents with penicillin allergy', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15657
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Olijve L; Amarasena L; Best E; Blyth C; van den Boom M; Bowen A; Bryant PA; Buttery J; Dobinson HC; Davis J; Francis J; Goldsmith H; Griffiths E; Hung T-Y; Huynh J; Kesson A; Meehan A; McMullan B; Nourse C; Palasanthiran P; Penumarthy R; Pilkington K; Searle J; Stephenson A; Webb R; Williman J; Walls T, 2021, 'The role of Kingella kingae in pre-school aged children with bone and joint infections.', J Infect, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2021.06.028
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Haeusler GM; De Abreu Lourenco R; Bakos C; O'Brien T; Slavin MA; Clark JE; McMullan B; Borland ML; Babl FE; Krishnasamy M; Vanevski M; Thursky KA; Hall L, 2021, 'Managing low-risk febrile neutropenia in children in the time of COVID-19: What matters to parents and clinicians', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 57, pp. 826 - 834, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15330
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Mahony M; Java L; Mostaghim M; Plaister M; Wu C; White S; Al Yazidi L; Martin E; Bryant P; Thursky KA; Buono E, 2021, 'Improving intravenous-to-oral antibiotic switch in children: A team-based audit and implementation approach', BMJ Open Quality, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjoq-2020-001120
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Kidd SE; Halliday CL; McMullan B; Chen SCA; Elvy J, 2021, 'New names for fungi of medical importance: Can we have our cake and eat it too?', Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02730-20
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Blyth CC; Jones CA; Thursky KA; Cooper C; Spotswood N; James R; Konecny P, 2021, 'Antifungal prescribing in neonates: using national point prevalence survey data from Australia.', Med Mycol, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myab037
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Duguid RC; Al Reesi M; Bartlett AW; Palasanthiran P; Mcmullan BJ, 2021, 'Impact of infectious diseases consultation on management and outcome of staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in children', Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, vol. 10, pp. 569 - 575, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piaa155
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Campbell AJ; Al Yazidi LS; Phuong LK; Leung C; Best EJ; Webb RH; Voss L; Athan E; Britton PN; Bryant PA; Butters CT; Carapetis JR; Ching NS; Coombs GW; Daley D; Francis J; Hung T-Y; Mowlaboccus S; Nourse C; Ojaimi S; Tai A; Vasilunas N; McMullan B; Blyth CC; Bowen AC, 2021, 'Pediatric Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: clinical spectrum and predictors of poor outcome.', Clin Infect Dis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab510
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Yeoh DK; Blyth CC; McMullan BJ, 2021, 'Echinocandins in Pediatric Invasive Candidiasis and the Challenges of Antifungal Use in Children.', J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piab039
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Al Abdali K; McMullan B; Toofanian S; Manoharan N; Palasanthiran P, 2021, 'Kingella kingae sternal osteomyelitis presenting as chest lump in a child', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15335
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Williams PCM; Bartlett AW; Palasanthiran P; Armstrong B; McMullan BJ, 2020, 'Successful treatment of invasive carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae infections in children using carbapenem–aminoglycoside combination therapy: A case series', Infection, Disease and Health, vol. 25, pp. 314 - 318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2020.06.002
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Williams PCM; Howard-Jones AR; Hsu P; Palasanthiran P; Gray PE; McMullan BJ; Britton PN; Bartlett AW, 2020, 'SARS-CoV-2 in children: spectrum of disease, transmission and immunopathological underpinnings', Pathology, vol. 52, pp. 801 - 808, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2020.08.001
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Hall L; James R; Mostaghim M; Jones CA; Konecny P; Blyth CC; Thursky KA, 2020, 'Antibiotic appropriateness and guideline adherence in hospitalized children: Results of a nationwide study', Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol. 75, pp. 738 - 746, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkz474
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Vogel JP; Tendal B; Giles M; Whitehead C; Burton W; Chakraborty S; Cheyne S; Downton T; Fraile Navarro D; Gleeson G; Gordon A; Hunt J; Kitschke J; McDonald S; McDonnell N; Middleton P; Millard T; Murano M; Oats J; Tate R; White H; Elliott J; Roach V; Homer CSE; McGowan S; Ballenden N; Barrett TL; Beavis V; Saunders JB; Buchanan T; Buchanan-Grey M; Casey D; Cowie M; Doyle J; Frydenberg M; Gnjidic D; Green S; Greenland R; Griffin K; Groombridge S; Hardy L; Hodak A; Holley A; Jovanovska V; Knight S; Michaels K; Morley P; Morphet J; Nou S; Russo P; Sarson M; Young A; Norris S; Morris-Donovan B; Gurry S; Hudson E; Hurley S; Primmer D; Timms S; Whicker S; Mukherjee S; Agostino J; Booth K; Burr L; Byers L; Cameron P; Cooper M; Cheng A; Fowler P; Glanville A; Leder K; McGloughlin S; McMullan B; McPhee E; Mitchell B; Morgan M; Myles P; O’Donnell C; Parr M; Phillips J; Randall R; Varndell W; Whyte I; William L; Brightwell R; Condon L; Deshpande A; Ehm A; Ferrie M; Muller J; Pullin L; Robinson E; Witt A; Larkins S; Morgan M; Taylor G; Burgess P, 2020, 'Clinical care of pregnant and postpartum women with COVID-19: Living recommendations from the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 60, pp. 840 - 851, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13270
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Haeusler GM; Hall L; Cooley L; Stewardson AJ; Blyth CC; Jones CA; Konecny P; Babl FE; Mechinaud F; Thursky K, 2020, 'Aminoglycoside use in paediatric febrile neutropenia – Outcomes from a nationwide prospective cohort study', PLoS ONE, vol. 15, pp. e0238787, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238787
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Mahony M; McMullan B; Brown J; Kennedy SE, 2020, 'Multidrug-resistant organisms in urinary tract infections in children', Pediatric Nephrology, vol. 35, pp. 1563 - 1573, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00467-019-04316-5
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B; Cooper C; Spotswood N; James R; Jones C; Konecny P; Blyth C; Karen T, 2020, 'Antibiotic prescribing in neonatal sepsis: an Australian nationwide survey', BMJ PAEDIATRICS OPEN, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjpo-2020-000643
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Mostaghim M; McMullan BJ; Rowles G, 2020, 'Penicillin – getting prescribing right for children', Australian Prescriber, vol. 43, pp. 81 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.18773/austprescr.2020.023
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Ewe YH; Palasanthiran P; Rawlinson WD; McMullan B, 2020, 'Importance of vaccine history in suspected measles', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 56, pp. 804 - 805, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.14647
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Mohamed Rizvi Z; Palasanthiran P; Wu C; Mostaghim M; McMullan B, 2020, 'Adherence to surgical antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in children: A cohort study', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 56, pp. 34 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.14484
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Gonski K; Cohn R; Widger J; McMullan B, 2020, 'Utility of bronchoscopy in immunocompromised paediatric patients: Systematic review', Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, vol. 34, pp. 24 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prrv.2020.02.003
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Campbell AJ; Blyth CC; Chase McNeil J; Montgomery CP; Tong SYC; Bowen AC, 2020, 'Clinical management of staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in neonates, children, and adolescents', Pediatrics, vol. 146, pp. e20200134 - e20200134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/PEDS.2020-0134
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Britton PN; Walker K; McMullan B; Galea C; Burrell R; Morgan B; Honan I; Teutsch S; Smithers-Sheedy H; Fairbairn N; Mattick R; Hutchinson D; Jones CA, 2020, 'Early Life Parechovirus Infection Neurodevelopmental Outcomes at 3 Years: A Cohort Study', Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 219, pp. 111 - 117.e1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.12.026
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Khatami A; Burrell R; McMullan BJ; Rawlinson W; Givney RC; Kok J; Alexandersen S; Jones CA; Macartney KK; Britton PN, 2020, 'Epidemic and Inter-epidemic Burden of Pediatric Human Parechovirus Infection in New South Wales, Australia, 2017-2018', Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 39, pp. 507 - 511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002615
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Grimshaw A; Palasanthiran P; Huynh J; Marais B; Chen S; McMullan B, 2020, 'Cryptococcal infections in children: Retrospective study and review from Australia', Future Microbiology, vol. 14, pp. 1531 - 1544, http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/fmb-2019-0215
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Mostaghim M; Snelling T; McMullan B; Ewe YH; Bajorek B, 2019, 'Impact of clinical decision support on empirical antibiotic prescribing for children with community-acquired pneumonia', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 55, pp. 305 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.14191
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Al Yazidi LS; Mitchell R; Palasanthiran P; O’Brien TA; McMullan B, 2019, 'Management and prevention of cytomegalovirus infection in paediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients: A binational survey', Pediatric Transplantation, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/petr.13458
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Bartlett AW; Cann MP; Yeoh DK; Bernard A; Ryan AL; Blyth CC; Kotecha RS; McMullan BJ; Moore AS; Haeusler GM; Clark JE, 2019, 'Epidemiology of invasive fungal infections in immunocompromised children; an Australian national 10-year review', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, vol. 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.27564
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Wang SS; Kotecha RS; Bernard A; Blyth CC; McMullan BJ; Cann MP; Yeoh DK; Bartlett AW; Ryan AL; Moore AS; Bryant PA; Clark J; Haeusler GM, 2019, 'Invasive fungal infections in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: Results from four Australian centres, 2003-2013', Pediatric Blood and Cancer, vol. 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.27915
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Karelehto E; Brouwer L; Benschop K; Kok J; Basile K; McMullan B; Rawlinson W; Druce J; Nicholson S; Selvarangan R; Harrison C; Lankachandra K; van Eijk H; Koen G; de Jong M; Pajkrt D; Wolthers KC, 2019, 'Seroepidemiology of parechovirus A3 neutralizing antibodies, Australia, The Netherlands, and United States', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 25, pp. 148 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2501.180352
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Al Yazidi LS; Marais BJ; Wickens M; Palasanthiran P; Isaacs D; Outhred A; McMullan B; Britton PN, 2019, 'Overview of paediatric tuberculosis cases treated in the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network, Australia', Public Health Research and Practice, vol. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.17061/phrp28231807
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Dotel R; Tong SYC; Bowen A; Nelson JN; O'sullivan MVN; Campbell AJ; McMullan BJ; Britton PN; Francis JR; Eisen DP; Robinson O; Manning L; Davis JS, 2019, 'CASSETTE-clindamycin adjunctive therapy for severe Staphylococcus aureus treatment evaluation: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', Trials, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3452-y
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Gwee A; Cranswick N; McMullan B; Bolisetty S; Hunt RW; Curtis N; Duffull SB, 2019, 'Defining Target Vancomycin Trough Concentrations for Treating Staphylococcus aureus Infection in Infants Aged 0 to 90 Days', JAMA Pediatrics, vol. 173, pp. 791 - 793, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.1488
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Gwee A; Cranswick N; McMullan B; Perkins E; Bolisetty S; Gardiner K; Daley A; Ward M; Chiletti R; Donath S; Hunt R; Curtis N, 2019, 'Continuous versus intermittent vancomycin infusions in infants: A randomized controlled trial', Pediatrics, vol. 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-2179
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Macdonald-Laurs E; Koirala A; Britton PN; Rawlinson W; Hiew CC; Mcrae J; Dale RC; Jones C; Macartney K; McMullan B; Pillai S, 2019, 'CSF neopterin, a useful biomarker in children presenting with influenza associated encephalopathy?', European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, vol. 23, pp. 204 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpn.2018.09.009
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Gwee A; Cranswick N; McMullan B, 2019, 'Defining target vancomycin trough concentrations for treating Staphylococcus aureus infection in infants aged 0 to 90 days (vol 173, pg 791, 2019)', JAMA PEDIATRICS, vol. 173, pp. 801 - 801, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.2595
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Al Yazidi LS; Badran SA; Sandaradura I; Swil K; McMullan B, 2019, 'Flucloxacillin therapeutic drug monitoring in a neonate on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 55, pp. 246 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.14333
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Gwee A; Cranswick N; McMullan B, 2019, 'Defining target vancomycin trough concentrations for treating Staphylococcus aureus infection in infants aged 0 to 90 days (vol 173, pg 80, 2019)', JAMA PEDIATRICS, vol. 173, pp. 1216 - 1216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.4189
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Koirala A; McMullan B; Wargon O; Yates K; Goldberg H; Palasanthiran P, 2019, 'A Lower-limb Skin Lesion in a 10-year-old Girl', Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 38, pp. E79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002127
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Nguyen T; Bartlett A; Koirala A; McMullan B, 2019, 'Varicella - more than just a rash', Medicine Today: the peer reviewed journal of clinical practice, vol. 20, pp. 55 - 88
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Koirala A; McMullan B; Wargon O; Yates K; Goldberg H; Palasanthiran P, 2019, 'A Lower-limb Skin Lesion in a 10-year-old Girl.', Pediatr Infect Dis J, vol. 38, pp. e79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002127
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Britton PN; Khandaker G; Khatami A; Teutsch S; Francis S; McMullan BJ; Jones CA, 2018, 'High prevalence of developmental concern amongst infants at 12 months following hospitalised parechovirus infection', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 54, pp. 289 - 295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13728
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Bartlett AW; Hall BM; Palasanthiran P; McMullan B; Shand AW; Rawlinson WD, 2018, 'Recognition, treatment, and sequelae of congenital cytomegalovirus in Australia: An observational study', Journal of Clinical Virology, vol. 108, pp. 121 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2018.09.017
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Raman G; McMullan B; Taylor P; Mallitt KA; Kennedy SE, 2018, 'Multiresistant E. coli urine infections in children: A case-control study', Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol. 103, pp. 336 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2017-312831
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Huynh J; Palasanthiran P; McMullan B, 2018, 'Potential Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus Via Vaginal Seeding', Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 37, pp. E278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001965
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Al Yazidi LS; McMullan B; Kohan S; Palasanthiran P, 2018, 'Persistent Gram-negative Neurosurgical Meningitis in a Neonate, Successfully Treated with Intraventricular Colistin: Case Report and Review of the Literature', Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 37, pp. e79 - e81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001743
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Bryant P; Morgan N; Clifford V; McMullan B; Bowen A, 2018, '257. A Whole of Country Analysis of Antimicrobial Stewardship Resources, Activities, and Barriers for Children in Hospitals in Australia', Open Forum Infectious Diseases, vol. 5, pp. S108 - S109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofy210.268
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B, 2018, 'Infections and diagnostic dilemmas in immunocompromised children', Pathology, vol. 50, pp. S54 - S54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2017.12.129
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Mostaghim M; Snelling T; McMullan B; Konecny P; Bond S; Adhikari S; Chubaty A; Lovell C; Bajorek B, 2017, 'Nurses are underutilised in antimicrobial stewardship – Results of a multisite survey in paediatric and adult hospitals', Infection, Disease and Health, vol. 22, pp. 57 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2017.04.003
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Bond SE; Chubaty AJ; Adhikari S; Miyakis S; Boutlis CS; Yeo WW; Batterham MJ; Dickson C; McMullan BJ; Mostaghim M; Li-Yan Hui S; Clezy KR; Konecny P, 2017, 'Outcomes of multisite antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation with a shared clinical decision support system', Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol. 72, pp. 2110 - 2118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkx080
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Chapman B; Slavin M; Marriott D; Halliday C; Kidd S; Arthur I; Bak N; Heath CH; Kennedy K; Morrissey CO; Sorrell TC; van Hal S; Keighley C; Goeman E; Underwood N; Hajkowicz K; Hofmeyr A; Leung M; Macesic N; Botes J; Blyth C; Cooley L; George CR; Kalukottege P; Kesson A; McMullan B; Baird R; Robson J; Korman TM; Pendle S; Weeks K; Liu E; Cheong E; Chen S, 2017, 'Erratum: Changing epidemiology of candidaemia in Australia [J Antimicrob Chemother, 72, (2017) (1103-1108)] DOI:10.1093/jac/dkw422', Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol. 72, pp. 1270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkx047
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Chapman B; Slavin M; Marriott D; Halliday C; Kidd S; Arthur I; Bak N; Heath CH; Kennedy K; Morrissey CO; Sorrell TC; van Hal S; Keighley C; Goeman E; Underwood N; Hajkowicz K; Hofmeyr A; Leung M; Macesic N; Botes J; Blyth C; Cooley L; George CR; Kalukottege P; Kesson A; McMullan B; Baird R; Robson J; Korman TM; Pendle S; Weeks K; Liu E; Cheong E; Chen S; Daveson K; Wilson H; Thomas M; Peachey G; Gottlieb T; Lui E; Jozwiak F; Bell SM; Cheong E; Chen SCA; Marshall C; Ferguson C; Bryant M; Reed C; Darvall J; Maddigan V; Boan P; Menon V, 2017, 'Changing epidemiology of candidaemia in Australia', Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol. 72, pp. 1103 - 1108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkw422
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Bartlett AW; McMullan B; Rawlinson W; Palasanthiran P, 2017, 'Hearing and neurodevelopmental outcomes for children with asymptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus infection: A systematic review', Reviews in Medical Virology, vol. 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rmv.1938
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Bartlett AW; Smith B; George CRR; McMullan B; Kesson A; Lahra MM; Palasanthiran P, 2017, 'Epidemiology of Late and Very Late Onset Group B Streptococcal Disease: Fifteen-Year Experience from Two Australian Tertiary Pediatric Facilities', Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 36, pp. 20 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001345
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Blyth CC; Haeusler GM; McMullan BJ; Kotecha RS; Slavin MA; Clark JE, 2017, 'Critical review of current clinical practice guidelines for antifungal therapy in paediatric haematology and oncology', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 25, pp. 3289 - 3290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-017-3681-0
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Bowen AC; Tong SYC, 2017, 'In reply', JAMA Pediatrics, vol. 171, pp. 301 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.4689
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Al Reesi M; Stephens G; McMullan B, 2016, 'Severe thrombocytopenia in a child with typhoid fever: a case report', Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13256-016-1138-6
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Kennedy KJ; Daveson K; Slavin MA; van Hal SJ; Sorrell TC; Lee A; Marriott DJ; Chapman B; Halliday CL; Hajkowicz K; Athan E; Bak N; Cheong E; Heath CH; Morrissey CO; Kidd S; Beresford R; Blyth C; Korman TM; Robinson JO; Meyer W; Chen SCA; Clark J; McCormack J; Looke D; Playford EG; Chen S; Gottlieb T; Ananda-Rajah M; Arthur I; Morris A; Chambers S, 2016, 'Mucormycosis in Australia: contemporary epidemiology and outcomes', Clinical Microbiology and Infection, vol. 22, pp. 775 - 781, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2016.01.005
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Bowen A; Blyth CC; Van Hal S; Korman TM; Buttery J; Voss L; Roberts S; Cooper C; Tong SYC; Turnidge J, 2016, 'Epidemiology and mortality of staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Australian and New Zealand children', JAMA Pediatrics, vol. 170, pp. 979 - 986, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.1477
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Andresen D; Blyth CC; Avent ML; Bowen AC; Britton PN; Clark JE; Cooper CM; Curtis N; Goeman E; Hazelton B; Haeusler GM; Khatami A; Newcombe JP; Osowicki J; Palasanthiran P; Starr M; Lai T; Nourse C; Francis JR; Isaacs D; Bryant PA, 2016, 'Antibiotic duration and timing of the switch from intravenous to oral route for bacterial infections in children: systematic review and guidelines', The Lancet Infectious Diseases, vol. 16, pp. e139 - e152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30024-X
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B; Pollett S; Biswas C; Packham D, 2016, 'Successful treatment of cutaneous protothecosis with liposomal amphotericin and oral itraconazole', Medical Mycology Case Reports, vol. 12, pp. 21 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mmcr.2016.08.001
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Huynh J; McMullan B, 2016, 'Antibody responses in infants after antenatal maternal pertussis vaccination', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 52, pp. 850, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13283
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Bryant PA; Australasian Stewardship of Antimicrobials in Paediatrics group , 2015, 'Antimicrobial stewardship resources and activities for children in tertiary hospitals in Australasia: a comprehensive survey.', Med J Aust, vol. 202, pp. 134 - 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja13.00143
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Osowicki J; Gwee A; Noronha J; Britton PN; Isaacs D; Lai TB; Nourse C; Avent M; Moriarty P; Francis JR; Blyth CC; Cooper CM; Bryant PA; ANZPID-ASAP group (Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Infectious Diseases-Australasian Stewardship of Antimicrobials in Paediatrics) , 2015, 'Australia-wide Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Prescribing in Neonatal Units: How Much and How Good?', Pediatr Infect Dis J, vol. 34, pp. e185 - e190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000719
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Khatami A; McMullan BJ; Webber M; Stewart P; Francis S; Timmers KJ; Rodas E; Druce J; Mehta B; Sloggett NA; Cumming G; Papadakis G; Kesson AM, 2015, 'Sepsis-like disease in infants due to human parechovirus type 3 during an outbreak in Australia', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 60, pp. 228 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu784
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Pillsbury A; Cashman P; Leeb A; Regan A; Westphal D; Snelling T; Blyth C; Crawford N; Wood N; Macartney K, 2015, 'Real-time safety surveillance of seasonal influenza vaccines in children, Australia, 2015', Eurosurveillance, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2015.20.43.30050
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Slavin M; van Hal S; Sorrell TC; Lee A; Marriott DJ; Daveson K; Kennedy K; Hajkowicz K; Halliday C; Athan E; Bak N; Cheong E; Heath CH; Orla Morrissey C; Kidd S; Beresford R; Blyth C; Korman TM; Owen Robinson J; Meyer W; Chen SCA; Clark J; McCormack J; Looke D; Playford EG; Gottlieb T; McMullan B; Ananda-Rajah M; Macesic N; Thursky K; Arthur I; Morris A; Chambers S, 2015, 'Invasive infections due to filamentous fungi other than Aspergillus: Epidemiology and determinants of mortality', Clinical Microbiology and Infection, vol. 21, pp. 490.e1 - 490.e10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2014.12.021
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Mostaghim M, 2015, 'Prescribing azithromycin', Australian Prescriber, vol. 38, pp. 87 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.18773/austprescr.2015.030
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Cumming G; Khatami A; McMullan BJ; Musto J; Leung K; Nguyen O; Ferson MJ; Papadakis G; Sheppeard V, 2015, 'Parechovirus genotype 3 outbreak among infants, New South Wales, Australia, 2013–2014', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 21, pp. 1144 - 1152, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2107.141149
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Desmarini D; Djordjevic JT; Chen SCA; Roper M; Sorrell TC, 2015, 'Rapid microscopy and use of vital dyes: Potential to determine viability of Cryptococcus neoformans in the clinical Laboratory', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0117186
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Bartlett A; Goeman E; Vedi A; Mostaghim M; Trahair T; O’Brien TA; Palasanthiran P; McMullan B, 2015, 'A pilot study of a computerized decision support system to detect invasive fungal infection in pediatric hematology/oncology patients', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 36, pp. 1313 - 1317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2015.179
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Pollett S; McMullan B; Lam VWT; Qureshi C; Kok J, 2015, 'A 68-year-old type 2 diabetic man of Korean ethnicity with fever, abdominal pain, and right eye visual disturbance', Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, vol. 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu928
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Pollett S; McMullan B; Lam VWT; Qureshi C; Kok J, 2015, 'A 68-Year-Old Type 2 Diabetic Man of Korean Ethnicity With Fever, Abdominal Pain, and Right Eye Visual Disturbance', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 60, pp. 664 - 665, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu929
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Khatami A; McMullan BJ; Webber M, 2015, 'Reply to eisenhut', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 61, pp. 139 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/civ241
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Osowicki J; Blyth CC; Britton PN; Clark J; Cooper CM; Haeusler GM; Mcmullan B; Bryant PA, 2015, 'Ahead of consensus: A paediatric antifungal prophylaxis census', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 45, pp. 364 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.12690
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Bartlett A; McMullan B, 2015, 'Childhood infections: diagnosis and management in general practice', Medicine Today, vol. 15, pp. 26 - 39, http://medicinetoday.com.au/system/files/pdf/medicine_today/article/MT2014-12-014-BARTLETT.pdf
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Osowicki J; Gwee A; Noronha J; Palasanthiran P; McMullan B; Britton PN; Isaacs D; Lai T; Nourse C; Avent M; Moriarty P; Clark J; Francis JR; Blyth CC; Cooper CM; Bryant PA, 2014, 'The impact of an infectious diseases consultation on antimicrobial prescribing', Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 33, pp. 669 - 671, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000285
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Chang CC; Ananda-Rajah M; Belcastro A; Mcmullan B; Reid A; Dempsey K; Athan E; Cheng AC; Slavin MA, 2014, 'Consensus guidelines for implementation of quality processes to prevent invasive fungal disease and enhanced surveillance measures during hospital building works, 2014', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 44, pp. 1389 - 1397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.12601
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Osowicki J; Gwee A; Noronha J; Palasanthiran P; McMullan B; Britton PN; Isaacs D; Lai T; Nourse C; Avent M; Moriarty P; Clark J; Francis JR; Blyth CC; Cooper CM; Bryant PA, 2014, 'Australia-wide point prevalence survey of the use and appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing for children in hospital', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 201, pp. 657 - 662, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja13.00154
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B, 2014, ''Once weekly trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia prophylaxis in children with cancer'', JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH, vol. 50, pp. 415 - 415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.12549_3
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B, 2014, 'Once weekly trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia prophylaxis in children with cancer', JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH, vol. 50, pp. 491 - 491, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000337527800017&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Sorrell TC; Chen SCA, 2013, 'Cryptococcus gattii infections: Contemporary aspects of epidemiology, clinical manifestations and management of infection', Future Microbiology, vol. 8, pp. 1613 - 1631, http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/fmb.13.123
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Hsu CY; Pollett S; Ferguson P; McMullan BJ; Sheppeard V; Mahady SE, 2013, 'Locally acquired severe non-O1 and non-O139 Vibrio cholerae infection associated with ingestion of imported seafood', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 199, pp. 26 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja13.10087
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Baysari M; Brett J; Lam V; Milder T; Killen L; Chau AMT; McMullan B; Harkness J; Marriot D; Day R, 2013, 'Pneumonia Severity Scores and Prescribing Antibiotics for Community-Acquired Pneumonia at an Australian Hospital', Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, vol. 43, pp. 97 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2055-2335.2013.tb00228.x
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ, 2013, 'The cryptococcal antigen lateral flow assay for diagnosis of cryptococcosis', Pathology, vol. 45, pp. S52 - S52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.pat.0000426846.25307.99
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Halliday C; Sorrell TC; Judd D; Sleiman S; Marriott D; Olma T; Chen SCA, 2012, 'Clinical Utility of the Cryptococcal Antigen Lateral Flow Assay in a Diagnostic Mycology Laboratory', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0049541
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Abbott I; McMullan B; Merlino J; Sandaradura I; Sehu M; Su Y, 2012, 'Update on antimicrobial resistance: mechanisms, methods and practice', Pathology, vol. 44, pp. S48 - S48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0031-3025(16)32718-0
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Chau ; Xu L; Fairhall JM; Chaganti J; McMullan B, 2012, 'Brain abscess due to Propionibacterium propionicum in Eisenmenger syndrome', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 196, pp. 525 - 526, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja11.10768
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B; Muthiah K; Stark D; Lee L; Marriott D, 2011, 'Prototheca wickerhamii mimicking yeast: A cautionary tale', Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 49, pp. 3078 - 3081, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00487-11
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B; Palasanthiran P; Jones C; Hall B; Robertson PW; Howard J; Rawlinson WD; hall B, 2011, 'Congenital cytomegalovirus - time to diagnosis, management and clinical sequelae in Australia: Opportunities for earlier identification', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 194, pp. 625 - 629
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Roberts DM; Smith MA; McMullan B; Sevastos J; Day RO, 2011, 'Acute kidney injury due to crystalluria following acute valacycolvir overdose', Kidney International, vol. 79, pp. 574 - 575, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2010.496
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Ingram P; Ho J; McMullan B; Jones C; Fisher D, 2011, 'Royal Australasian College of Physicians' advanced training outside of Australia and New Zealand: trainees' and supervisors' perspectives', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 41, pp. 215 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-5994.2010.02417.x
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B; Marriott D, 2011, 'Reply to "fatal Prototheca wickerhamii bloodstream infection in a cardiac allograft recipient"', Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 49, pp. 4025, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.05509-11
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B; Dabscheck G; Robertson P; Johnston H; Rawlinson WD; Walls T, 2011, 'Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza with neurological complications diagnosed using specific serology with the haemagglutinin inhibition assay', Pathology, vol. 43, pp. 512 - 513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAT.0b013e3283486b46
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Gray PE; McMullan B; Ziegler JB, 2010, 'Getting to the bones of the matter', Archives of Disease In Childhood - Education and Practice, vol. 95, pp. 178 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/adc.2009.169961
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B, 2009, 'Bezold's abscess: A serious complication of otitis media', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 45, pp. 616 - 618, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1754.2009.01575.x
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan B, 2009, 'An infant with meningococcal arthritis of the hip', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 45, pp. 762 - 763, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1754.2009.01607.x
  • Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Loprete J; Richardson R; Kane A; Katelaris C; Post J; Wainstein B; Wong M; Campbell D; Evans L; McMullan B; Murad A; Toong C; Torda A; Carr A; Tong W, 2019, 'DE-LABELLING PATIENTS WITH ANTIBIOTIC ALLERGY IN SYDNEY ADULT AND PAEDIATRIC HOSPITALS- TOWARDS STANDARDISATION AND IMPROVED PATIENT OUTCOMES', in INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL, WILEY, Vol. 49, pp. 15 - 15, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000488891400038&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Raman G; Mcmullan B; Taylor P; Kennedy SE, 2015, 'RISK FACTORS FOR MULTI-RESISTANT E.COLI URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS IN CHILDREN - A CASE CONTROL STUDY', in NEPHROLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 20, pp. 43 - 43, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000360217000094&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Raman G; McMullan B; Taylor P; Kennedy S, 2015, 'RISK FACTORS FOR MULTI-RESISTANT E.COLI URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS IN CHILDREN - A CASE CONTROL STUDY', in Nephrology, Wiley: 12 months, presented at Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    McMullan BJ; Halliday C; Sorrell T; Judd D; Sleiman S; Marriott D; Chen S, 2012, 'Evaluation of the Cryptococcal Antigen (CrAg) lateral flow assay in a diagnostic mycology laboratory', in MYCOSES, WILEY-BLACKWELL, pp. 75 - 76, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000305069800238&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Pearson RF; Fiene A; McMullan B; Havryk A; Plit M; Malouf MA; Glanville AR, 2011, 'Impact of Rhinovirus Infection after Lung Transplantation', in JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, San Diego, CA, pp. S201 - S202, presented at 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions on International-Society-for-Heart-and-Lung-Transplantation, San Diego, CA, 13 April 2011 - 16 April 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2011.01.614
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Brendan McMullan
    Pearson RF; McMullan B; Malouf MA; Robinson P; Fiene A; Havryk A; Plit M; Glanville AR, 2011, 'OUTCOMES OF SCEDOSPORIUM INFECTION AFTER LUNG TRANSPLANTATION', in IMMUNOLOGY AND CELL BIOLOGY, NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, ANU Campus, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, pp. A22 - A23, presented at 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Transplantation-Society-of-Australia-and-New-Zealand, ANU Campus, Canberra, AUSTRALIA, 29 June 2011 - 01 July 2011, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000295791500051&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

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