Dr Pamela   Konecny
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Pamela Konecny

MBBS MD (Res) DTM&H(Lon) MPH FRACP FACSHM

medicine-health
St. George Clin Sch- Operating

 

 

Dr Pam Konecny is a Senior Staff Specialist in Infectious Diseases, St George Hospital and Conjoint Senior Lecturer of the St George & Sutherland Clinical School, located on the grounds of St George Hospital.

 

 

Research Interests:
Research interests are infectious diseases related. Early basic science research centred on immunopathogenesis of infectious diseases, investigating the role of dendritic cells in the murine model of leishmaniasis. Following a clinical appointment to St George Hospital as Staff Specialist in Infectious Diseases, clinical research in HIV and sexual health became the focus, co-supervising a PhD student investigating the aetiology and associations of  cervicitis. Currently research is centred around antimicrobial stewardship intervention, evaluation and sepsis.

Broad Research Areas: Antimicrobial stewardship; HIV and bone health, sexual health.

Qualifications: MBBS MD (Research) DTM&H(Lon) MPH FRACP FAChSHM

Society Memberships & Professional Activities: 
Membership: Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases(ASID), Australian Society of Antimicrobials (ASA), European Society of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ESCMID); HIV and AIDS Related Program (HARP) Planning and Performance Steering Committee and Clinical Services Committee
Co-Chair Clinical Excellence Committee (CEC) Antimicrobial Expert Advisory Group; Co-Chair St George and Sutherland Hospital (SGSHHS) Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee; SESLHD, ISLHD&SCH Guidance Management Committee (GMC)

Specific Research Keywords:  antimicrobial stewardship, HIV, sepsis


Awards:

2016 Finalist - South East Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) Improvement and Innovation Awards: “Sepsis at SGH”

2014 1st prize Clinical Research Section - St George and Sutherland Shire Research Foundation Symposium: “Colorectal Comes Clean: A surgical antibiotic prophylaxis intervention”

2013 Winner - Annual NSW Health Innovation Award for Integrated Health Care,  with St George Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Team:  "Bug Attack- St George Fight Back"

 

Thesis topics for current UNSW Medicine Postgraduate research students:
ILP/Honours research projects available for 2016:


Field of research: Infectious Diseases, antimicrobial stewardship

 

Phone
+612 9113 2955

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    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 Pamela Konecny
    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 Paediatr Open, vol. 4, pp. e000643, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjpo-2020-000643
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    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 Pamela Konecny
    Menon V; Chubaty A; Clezy K; Su Y; Post JJ; Janssen A; Shaw T; Konecny P, 2020, 'Infectious diseases and antimicrobial prescribing: Online spaced education for junior doctors', Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, vol. 22, pp. 226 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2020.02.008
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Williams J; Overton K; Briggs N; Konecny P; Post JJ, 2020, 'Factors Affecting Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing: Illness Severity, Early Nonresponse, and Clinician Seniority', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 71, pp. 2543 - 2544, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa077
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Sarathy K; Pitney M; Konecny P; Jepson N, 2020, 'Letter to the Editor: CSANZ Consensus Guidelines for Interventional Cardiology Services Delivery During COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia and New Zealand', Heart Lung and Circulation, vol. 29, pp. 1260 - 1261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2020.05.091
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Fosbol EL; Park LP; Chu VH; Athan E; Delahaye F; Freiberger T; Lamas C; Miro JM; Strahilevitz J; Tribouilloy C; Durante-Mangoni E; Pericas JM; Fernandez-Hidalgo N; Nacinovich F; Rizk H; Barsic B; Giannitsioti E; Hurley JP; Hannan MM; Wang A; Clara L; Sanchez M; Casabe J; Nacinovich F; Oses PF; Ronderos R; Sucari A; Thierer J; Altclas J; Kogan S; Spelman D; Athan E; Harris O; Kennedy K; Tan R; Gordon D; Papanicolas L; Korman T; Kotsanas D; Dever R; Jones P; Konecny P; Lawrence R; Rees D; Ryan S; Feneley MP; Harkness J; Jones P; Ryan S; Jones P; Ryan S; Jones P; Post J; Reinbott P; Ryan S; Gattringer R; Wiesbauer F; Andrade AR; Passos de Brito AC; Guimaraes AC; Grinberg M; Mansur AJ; Siciliano RF; Varejao Strabelli TM; Campos Vieira ML; de Medeiros Tranchesi RA; Paiva MG; Fortes CQ; Ramos ADO; Weksler C; Ferraiuoli G; Golebiovski W; Lamas C; Karlowsky CJA; Keynan Y; Morris AM; Rubinstein E; Jones SB; Garcia P; Cereceda M; Fica A; Mella RM; Fernandez R; Franco L; Gonzalez J; Jaramillo AN; Barsic B; Bukovski S; Krajinovic V; Pangercic A; Rudez I; Vincelj J; Freiberger T; Pol J; Zaloudikova B; Ashour Z; El Kholy A; Mishaal M; Osama D; Rizk H; Aissa N; Alauzet C; Alla F; Campagnac C; Doco-Lecompte T; Selton-Suty C; Casalta J-P; Fournier P-E; Habib G; Raoult D; Thuny F; Delahaye F; Delahaye A; Vandenesch F; Donal E; Donnio PY; Flecher E; Michelet C; Revest M; Tattevin P; Chevalier F; Jeu A; Remadi JP; Rusinaru D; Tribouilloy C; Bernard Y; Chirouze C; Hoen B; Leroy J; Plesiat P; Naber C; Neuerburg C; Mazaheri B; Naber C; Athanasia S; Deliolanis I; Giamarellou H; Thomas T; Giannitsioti E; Mylona E; Paniara O; Papanicolaou K; Pyros J; Skoutelis A; Mylona E; Paniara O; Papanikolaou K; Pyros J; Skoutelis A; Sharma G; Francis J; Nair L; Thomas V; Venugopal K; Hannan MM; Hurley JP; Cahan A; Gilon D; Israel S; Korem M; Strahilevitz J; Rubinstein E; Strahilevitz J; Durante-Mangoni E; Mattucci I; Pinto D; Agrusta F; Senese A; Ragone E; Utili R; Cecchi E; De Rosa F; Forno D; Imazio M; Trinchero R; Grossi P; Lattanzio M; Toniolo A; Goglio A; Raglio A; Ravasio V; Rizzi M; Suter F; Carosi G; Magri S; Signorini L; Kanafani Z; Kanj SS; Sharif-Yakan A; Abidin I; Tamin SS; Rivera Martinez E; Soto Nieto GI; van der Meer JTM; Chambers S; Holland D; Morris A; Raymond N; Read K; Murdoch DR; Dragulescu S; Ionac A; Mornos C; Butkevich OM; Chipigina N; Kirill O; Vadim K; Vinogradova T; Edathodu J; Halim M; Liew Y-Y; Tan R-S; Lejko-Zupanc T; Logar M; Mueller-Premru M; Commerford P; Commerford A; Deetlefs E; Hansa C; Ntsekhe M; Almela M; Armero Y; Azqueta M; Castaneda X; Cervera C; Falces C; Garcia de-la-Maria C; Fita G; Gatell JM; Heras M; Llopis J; Marco F; Mestres CA; Miro JM; Moreno A; Ninot S; Pare C; Pericas JM; Ramirez J; Rovira I; Sitges M; Anguera I; Font B; Guma JR; Bermejo J; Bouza E; Garcia Fernandez MA; Gonzalez-Ramallo V; Marin M; Munoz P; Pedromingo M; Roda J; Rodriguez-Creixems M; Solis J; Almirante B; Fernandez-Hidalgo N; Tornos P; de Alarcon A; Parra R; Alestig E; Johansson M; Olaison L; Snygg-Martin U; Pachirat O; Pachirat P; Pussadhamma B; Senthong V; Casey A; Elliott T; Lambert P; Watkin R; Eyton C; Klein JL; Bradley S; Kauffman C; Bedimo R; Chu VH; Corey GR; Crowley AL; Douglas P; Drew L; Fowler VG; Holland T; Lalani T; Mudrick D; Samad Z; Sexton D; Stryjewski M; Wang A; Woods CW; Lerakis S; Cantey R; Steed L; Wray D; Dickerman SA; Bonilla H; DiPersio J; Salstrom S-J; Baddley J; Patel M; Peterson G; Stancoven A; Levine D; Riddle J; Rybak M, 2019, 'The association between vegetation size and surgical treatment on 6-month mortality in left-sided infective endocarditis', EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, vol. 40, pp. 2243 - 2251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz204
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Charlton OA; Puri P; Davey L; Weatherall C; Konecny P, 2019, 'Rapid progression to gummatous tertiary syphilis in a patient with HIV', Australasian Journal of Dermatology, vol. 60, pp. e48 - e50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajd.12860
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Seale H; Mitchell B; Konecny P; Broom A; Maley M; Torda A, 2019, 'Re-imagining patient involvement in infection prevention and control and antimicrobial stewardship', Infection, Disease & Health, vol. 24, pp. S4 - S4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2019.09.014
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Weatherall CJ; Adhikari S; Duflou J; Marjoniemi V; Pretorius CJ; McWhinney B, 2018, 'Case report: Subcutaneous ivermectin pharmacokinetics in disseminated strongyloides infection: Plasma and postmortem analysis', American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 99, pp. 1580 - 1582, http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0387
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Hoey A; Edinger-Reeve M; Anshaw M; Chan H; Konecny P, 2018, '2101. Catheter-related Infections Complicating Central Venous Catheter Access Device Insertion: A Retrospective Audit and Comparison of Two Cohorts', Open Forum Infectious Diseases, vol. 5, pp. S616 - S616, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofy210.1757
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Adhikari S; Piza M; Taylor P; Deshpande K; Lam D; Konecny P, 2018, 'Sustained multimodal antimicrobial stewardship in an Australian tertiary intensive care unit from 2008–2015: an interrupted time-series analysis', International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, vol. 51, pp. 620 - 628, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2018.01.017
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Overton K; Mennon V; Mothobi N; Neild B; Martinez E; Masters J; Grant P; Akhunji Z; Su WY; Torda A; Whyte CM; Lloyd A; Weatherall C; Hofmeyr A; Foo H; Brookes K; Marriott D; Sintchenko V; Clezy K; Konecny P; Post JJ, 2018, 'Cluster of invasive Mycobacteria chimaera infections following cardiac surgery demonstrating novel clinical features and risks of aortic valve replacement', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 48, pp. 1514 - 1520, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.14093
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Lusk MJ; Garden FL; Cumming RG; Rawlinson WD; Naing ZW; Konecny P, 2017, 'Cervicitis: a prospective observational study of empiric azithromycin treatment in women with cervicitis and non-specific cervicitis', International Journal of STD and AIDS, vol. 28, pp. 120 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462416628319
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    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 Pamela Konecny
    Forward E; Konecny P; Burston J; Adhikari S; Doolan H; Jensen T, 2017, 'Predictive validity of the qSOFA criteria for sepsis in non-ICU inpatients', Intensive Care Medicine, vol. 43, pp. 945 - 946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-017-4776-2
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    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 Pamela Konecny
    Burston J; Adhikari S; Hayen A; Doolan H; Kelly ML; Fu K; Jensen TO; Konecny P, 2017, 'A Role for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Clinical Sepsis Pathways: A Prospective Interventional Study', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 38, pp. 1032 - 1038, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2017.139
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Lusk MJ; Garden FL; Rawlinson WD; Naing ZW; Cumming RG; Konecny P, 2016, 'Cervicitis aetiology and case definition: A study in Australian women attending sexually transmitted infection clinics', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 92, pp. 175 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052332
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Kelly M; Stevens R; Konecny P, 2016, 'Lomentospora prolificans endocarditis - case report and literature review', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1372-y
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Murray DD; Suzuki K; Law M; Trebicka J; Neuhaus J; Wentworth D; Johnson M; Vjecha MJ; Kelleher AD; Emery S; Aagaard B; Aragon E; Arnaiz J; Borup L; Clotet B; Dragsted U; Fau A; Gey D; Grarup J; Hengge U; Herrero P; Jansson P; Jensen B; Jensen K; Juncher H; Lopez P; Lundgren JD; Matthews C; Mollerup D; Pearson M; Phillips A; Reilev S; Tillmann K; Varea S; Angus B; Babiker A; Cordwell B; Darbyshire J; Dodds W; Fleck S; Horton J; Hudson F; Moraes Y; Pacciarini F; Palfreeman A; Paton N; Smith N; Van Hooff F; Bebchuk J; Collins G; Denning E; DuChene A; Fosdick L; Harrison M; Herman-Lamin K; Krum E; Larson G; Neaton J; Nelson R; Quan K; Quan S; Schultz T; Thompson G; Wyman N; Carey C; Chan F; Cooper D; Courtney-Rodgers D; Drummond F; Harrod M; Jacoby S; Kearney L; Lin E; Pett S; Robson R; Seneviratne N; Stewart M; Watts E; Finley E; Gordin F; Sánchez A; Standridge B; Belloso W; Davey R; Duprez D; Gatell J; Hoy J; Lifson A; Pederson C; Perez G; Price R; Prineas R; Rhame F; Sampson J; Worley J; Modlin J; Beral V; Chaisson R; Fleming T; Hill C, 2015, 'Circulating microRNAs in sera correlate with soluble biomarkers of immune activation but do not predict mortality in ART treated individuals with HIV-1 infection: A case control study', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0139981
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Chirouze C; Alla F; Fowler VG; Sexton DJ; Corey GR; Chu VH; Wang A; Erpelding ML; Durante-Mangoni E; Fernández-Hidalgo N; Giannitsioti E; Hannan MM; Lejko-Zupanc T; Miró JM; Muñoz P; Murdoch DR; Tattevin P; Tribouilloy C; Hoen B; Clara L; Sanchez M; Nacinovich F; Oses PF; Ronderos R; Sucari A; Thierer J; Casabé J; Cortes C; Altclas J; Kogan S; Spelman D; Athan E; Harris O; Kennedy K; Tan R; Gordon D; Papanicolas L; Eisen D; Grigg L; Street A; Korman T; Kotsanas D; Dever R; Konecny P; Lawrence R; Rees D; Ryan S; Feneley MP; Harkness J; Jones P; Post J; Reinbott P; Gattringer R; Wiesbauer F; Andrade AR; De Brito ACP; Guimarães AC; Grinberg M; Mansur AJ; Siciliano RF; Strabelli TMV; Vieira MLC; De Medeiros Tranchesi RA; Paiva MG; Fortes CQ; De Oliveira Ramos A; Ferraiuoli G; Golebiovski W; Lamas C; Santos M; Weksler C; Karlowsky JA; Keynan Y; Morris AM; Rubinstein E; Jones SB; Garcia P; Cereceda M; Fica A; Mella RM; Barsic B; Bukovski S; Krajinovic V; Pangercic A; Rudez I; Vincelj J; Freiberger T; Pol J; Zaloudikova B; Zainab A; El Kholy A; Mishaal M; Rizk H; Aissa N; Alauzet C; Campagnac C; Doco-Lecompte T; Selton-Suty C; Casalta JP; Fournier PE, 2015, 'Impact of early valve surgery on outcome of staphylococcus aureus prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: Analysis in the international collaboration of endocarditis-prospective cohort study', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 60, pp. 741 - 749, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu871
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Delahaye F; Chu VH; Altclas J; Barsic B; Delahaye A; Freiberger T; Gordon DL; Hannan MM; Hoen B; Kanj SS; Lejko-Zupanc T; Mestres CA; Pachirat O; Pappas P; Lamas C; Selton-Suty C; Tan R; Tattevin P; Wang A; Clara L; Sanchez M; Casabé J; Cortes C; Nacinovich F; Oses PF; Ronderos R; Sucari A; Thierer J; Kogan S; Spelman D; Athan E; Harris O; Kennedy K; Gordon D; Papanicolas L; Eisen D; Grigg L; Street A; Korman T; Kotsanas D; Dever R; Jones P; Konecny P; Lawrence R; Rees D; Ryan S; Feneley MP; Harkness J; Post J; Reinbott P; Gattringer R; Wiesbauer F; Andrade AR; de Brito ACP; Guimarães AC; Grinberg M; Mansur AJ; Siciliano RF; Strabelli TMV; Vieira MLC; Tranchesi RADM; Paiva MG; Fortes CQ; Ramos ADO; Ferraiuoli G; Golebiovski W; Weksler C; Santos M; Karlowsky JA; Keynan Y; Morris AM; Rubinstein E; Jones SB; Garcia P; Cereceda M; Fica A; Mella RM; Fernandez R; Franco L; Gonzalez J; Jaramillo AN; Bukovski S; Krajinovic V; Pangercic A; Rudez I; Vincelj J; Pol J; Zaloudikova B; Ashour Z; El Kholy A; Mishaal M; Osama D; Rizk H; Aissa N; Alauzet C; Alla F; Campagnac C; Doco-Lecompte T; Goehringer F; Casalta JP, 2015, 'One-year outcome following biological or mechanical valve replacement for infective endocarditis', International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 178, pp. 117 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.10.125
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Akram A; Stevens RP; Konecny P, 2015, 'Photobacterium damselae and Vibrio harveyi hand infection from marine exposure', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 203, pp. 224 - 225.e1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja15.00179
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P, 2015, 'Screening tests for gonorrhoea should first do no harm', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 203, pp. 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja15.r18559
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Wierema J; Konecny P; Links M, 2013, 'Implementation of risk stratified antibiotic therapy for neutropenic fever: What are the risks?', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 43, pp. 1116 - 1124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.12251
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Chambers ST; Murdoch DR; Morris A; Holland D; Pappas P; Almela M; Ferna´ndez-Hidalgo N; Almirante B; Bouza E; Forno D; del Rio A; Hannan MM; Harkness J; Kanafani ZA; Lalani T; Lang S; Raymond N; Read K; Vinogradova T; Woods CW; Wray D; Corey GR; Chu VH; Clara L; Sanchez M; Nacinovich F; Oses PF; Ronderos R; Sucari A; Thierer J; Casabe´ J; Cortes C; Altclas J; Silvia Kogan S; Spelman D; Athan E; Harris O; Kennedy K; Tan R; Gordon D; Papanicolas L; Eisen D; Grigg L; Street A; Korman T; Kotsanas D; Dever R; Jones P; Konecny P; Lawrence R; Rees D; Ryan S; Feneley MP; Post J; Reinbott P; Gattringer R; Wiesbauer F; Andrade AR; de Brito ACP; Guimara~es AC; Grinberg M; Mansur AJ; Siciliano RF; Strabelli TMV; Vieira MLC; de Medeiros Tranchesi RA; Paiva MG; Fortes CQ; de Oliveira Ramos A; Ferraiuoli G; Golebiovski W; Lamas C; Santos M; Weksler C; Karlowsky JA; Keynan Y; Morris AM; Rubinstein E; Jones SB; Garcia P; Cereceda M; Fica A; Mella RM; Barsic B; Bukovski S; Krajinovic V; Pangercic A; Rudez I; Vincelj J; Freiberger T; Pol J; Zaloudikova B; Ashour Z; Kholy AE; Mishaal M; Rizk H; Aissa N; Alauzet C; Alla F; Campagnac C, 2013, 'HACEK Infective Endocarditis: Characteristics and Outcomes from a Large, Multi-National Cohort', PLoS ONE, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0063181
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Barsic B; Dickerman S; Krajinovic V; Pappas P; Altclas J; Carosi G; Casabé JH; Chu VH; Delahaye F; Edathodu J; Fortes CQ; Olaison L; Pangercic A; Patel M; Rudez I; Tamin SS; Vincelj J; Bayer AS; Wang A; Clara L; Sanchez M; Nacinovich F; Oses PF; Ronderos R; Sucari A; Thierer J; Casabé J; Cortes C; Kogan S; Spelman D; Athan E; Harris O; Kennedy K; Tan R; Gordon D; Papanicolas L; Eisen D; Grigg L; Street A; Korman T; Kotsanas D; Dever R; Jones P; Konecny P; Lawrence R; Rees D; Ryan S; Feneley MP; Harkness J; Post J; Reinbott P; Gattringer R; Wiesbauer F; Andrade AR; De Brito ACP; Guimarães AC; Grinberg M; Mansur AJ; Siciliano RF; Strabelli TMV; Vieira MLC; De Medeiros Tranchesi RA; Paiva MG; De Oliveira Ramos A; Ferraiuoli G; Golebiovski W; Lamas C; Santos M; Weksler C; Karlowsky JA; Keynan Y; Morris AM; Rubinstein E; Jones SB; Garcia P; Cereceda M; Fica A; Mella RM; Bukovski S; Freiberger T; Pol J; Zaloudikova B; Ashour Z; Kholy AE; Mishaal M; Rizk H; Aissa N; Alauzet C; Alla F; Campagnac C; Doco-Lecompte T; Selton-Suty C; Casalta JP; Fournier PE; Habib G; Raoult D; Thuny F; Delahaye A; Vandenesch F; Donal E, 2013, 'Influence of the timing of cardiac surgery on the outcome of patients with infective endocarditis and stroke', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 56, pp. 209 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cis878
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Prabhu A; Taylor PC; Konecny P; Brown MA, 2013, 'Pyelonephritis: What are the present day causative organisms and antibiotic susceptibilities?', Nephrology, vol. 18, pp. 463 - 467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nep.12062
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Lusk MJ; Uddin RNN; Lahra MM; Garden FL; Kundu RL; Konecny P, 2013, 'Pharyngeal Gonorrhoea in Women: An Important Reservoir for Increasing Neisseria gonorrhoea Prevalence in Urban Australian Heterosexuals?', J Sex Transm Dis, vol. 2013, pp. 967471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/967471
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Bourne C; Allen D; Brown K; Davies SC; McNulty A; Smith DE; O'Connor CC; Couldwell D; Jackson E; Bolton M; Rodgers C; Konecny P; Smith DJ; Parker A, 2013, 'What proportion of sexually transmissible infections and HIV are diagnosed in New South Wales? public sexual health services compared with other services?', Sexual Health, vol. 10, pp. 119 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH12020
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Bourne C; Allen D; Brown K; Davies SC; McNulty A; Smith DE; O'Connor CC; Couldwell D; Jackson E; Bolton M; Rodgers C; Konecny P; Smith DJ; Parker A, 2013, 'What proportion of sexually transmissible infections and HIV are diagnosed in New South Wales public sexual health services compared with other services? (vol 10, pg 119, 2013)', SEXUAL HEALTH, vol. 10, pp. 290 - +, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH12020_CO
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Bourne C; Allen D; Brown K; Davies SC; McNulty A; Smith DE; O'Connor CC; Couldwell D; Jackson E; Bolton M; Rodgers C; Konecny P; Smith DJ; Parker A, 2013, 'Erratum: What proportion of sexually transmissible infections and HIV are diagnosed in New South Wales public sexual health services compared with other services?', Sexual Health, vol. 10, pp. 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH12020-CO
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Lusk J; Konecny P; Naing Z; Garden RG; Cumming FL; Rawlinson WD, 2011, 'Mycoplasma genitalium is associated with cervicitis and HIV infection in an urban Australian STI clinic population', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 87, pp. 107 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sti.2010.045138
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Figtree M; Konecny P; Jennings Z; Goh C; Krilis S; Miyakis S, 2010, 'Risk Stratification and outcome of Cellulitis admitted to hospital', Journal of Infection, vol. 60, pp. 431 - 439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2010.03.014
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Lusk J; Mciver CJ; Rawlinson WD, 2010, 'Trichomonas vaginalis: underdiagnosis in urban Australia could facilitate re-emergence', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 86, pp. 227 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sti.2009.039362
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    McIver CJ; Rismanto N; Smith C; Naing Z; Rayner B; Lusk M; Konecny P; White PA; Rawlinson WD, 2009, 'Multiplex PCR testing detection of higher-than-expected rates of cervical mycoplasma, ureaplasma, and trichomonas and viral agent infections in sexually active Australian women', Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 47, pp. 1358 - 1363, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01873-08
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Figtree MC; Miyakis S; Tanaka K; Martin L; Konecny P; Krilis S, 2009, 'Dapsone hypersensitivity syndrome causing disseminated intravascular coagulation', BMJ Case Reports, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr.11.2008.1257
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Lusk M; Uddin R; Ferson MJ; Rawlinson WD; Konecny P, 2009, 'Primary health care providers surveyed commonly misinterpret `first void urine` for chlamydia screening', Sexual Health, vol. 6, pp. 91 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH08087
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Lusk MJ; Naing Z; Rismanto N; Rayner B; McGeechan K; Mclver CJ; Rawlinson WD; Konecny P, 2009, 'TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS: UNDER-DIAGNOSIS IN URBAN AUSTRALIA COULD FACILITATE RE-EMERGENCE', SEXUAL HEALTH, vol. 6, pp. 370 - 370, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000271708000069&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Ferson MJ; Konecny P, 2009, 'Recent increases in mumps incidence in Australia: The `forgotten` age group in the 1998 Australian Measles Control Campaign', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 190, pp. 283 - 284, http://mja.com.au/public/issues/190_05_020309/letters_020309_fm-3.html
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Lusk MJ; Mclver CJ; Rismanto N; Naing ZW; Rayner B; McGeechan K; Rawlinson WD; Konecny P, 2009, 'MYCOPLASMA GENITALIUM IS ASSOCIATED WITH CERVICITIS IN A METROPOLITAN SYDNEY SEXUAL HEALTH CLINIC POPULATION', SEXUAL HEALTH, vol. 6, pp. 369 - 370, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000271708000068&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Lundgren JD; Babiker AG; El-Sadr W; Emery S; Grund B; Neaton JD; Neuhaus J; Phillips A, 2008, 'Inferior clinical outcome of the CD4(+) cell count guided antiretroviral treatment interruption strategy in the SMART study: Role of CD4(+) cell counts and HIV RNA levels during follow-up', Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 197, pp. 1145 - 1155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/529523
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Emery S; Neuhaus J; Phillips A; Babiker AG; Cohen C; Gatell J; Girard P; Grund B; Law MG; Losso MH; Palfreeman A; Wood R, 2008, 'Major clinical outcomes in antiretroviral therapy (ART)-naive participants and in those not receiving ART at baseline in the SMART study', Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 197, pp. 1133 - 1144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/586713
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Durante-Mangoni E; Bradley S; Selton-Suty C; Tripodi MF; Barsic B; Bouza E; Cabell CH; Ramos AIDO; Fowler V; Hoen B; Koneçny P; Moreno A; Murdoch D; Pappas P; Sexton DJ; Spelman D; Tattevin P; Miró JM; Van Der Meer JTM; Utili R, 2008, 'Current features of infective endocarditis in elderly patients: Results of the international collaboration on endocarditis prospective cohort study', Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 168, pp. 2095 - 2103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archinte.168.19.2095
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Lusk M; Konecny P, 2008, 'Cervicitis: a review', Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, vol. 21, pp. 49 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0b013e3282f3d988
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Figtree M; Miyakis S; Jennings Z; Goh C; Konecny P; Krilis S, 2008, 'Factors Influencing Outcome in Cellulitis Admitted to Hospital and the Role of the Infectious Disease Physician', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol. 12, pp. E240 - E240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2008.05.599
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Tran H; Konecny P; Carmody C, 2007, 'Syphilis screening profile at sexual health clinic, St George Hospital & Sutherland Hospital', SEXUAL HEALTH, vol. 4, pp. 303 - 303, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SHv4n4Ab49
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Stark D, 2007, 'An Australian case of new world cutaneous leishmaniasis', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 186, pp. 315 - 317
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Andreson D; Donaldson A; Choo L; Knox A; Klaassen M; Ursic CM; Vonthethoff LW; Krilis S; Konecny P, 2005, 'Multifocal cutaneous mucormycosis complicating polymicrobial wound infections in a tsunami survivor from Sri Lanka', Lancet, vol. 365, pp. 876 - 878, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(05)71046-1
    Journal articles | 2004
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Shi T; Iverson GM; Qi JC; Cockerill KA; Linnik MD; Konecny P; Krilis SA, 2004, 'β2-Glycoprotein I binds factor XI and inhibits its activation by thrombin and factor XIIa: Loss of inhibition by clipped β2-glycoprotein I', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 101, pp. 3939 - 3944, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0400281101
    Journal articles | 2004
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Bester C; Shi T; Iverson GM; Cockerill KA; Linnik MD; Konecny P; Krilis S, 2004, 'B-2-glycoprotein I binds factor XI by its C-terminal domain and inhibits its activation by thrombin and factor XIIA. Plasmin cleavage of B-2-glycoprotein I abolishes its inhibition of factor XIIA activation of factor XI', Thrombosis Research, vol. 114, pp. 608 - 609, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000228015200056&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Journal articles | 2004
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Shi T; Iverson M; Qi JC; Cockerill KA; Linnik MD; Konecny P; Krilis S, 2004, 'B2Glycoprotein I binds Factor XI and inhibits its activation by thrombin and Factor XIIa. Loss of Inhibition by Clipped B2Glycoprotein I.', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 101, pp. 3939 - 3944
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Krilis S; Qi JC; Konecny P; Wang J, 2003, 'Hemopoietic Cells with Features of the Mast Cell and Basophil Lineages and their Potential Role in Allergy', Current Drug Targets, vol. 2, pp. 293 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1568010033484034
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Senanayake SN; Pryor DS; Walker J; Konecny P, 2003, 'First report of human angiostrongyliasis acquired in Sydney', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 179, pp. 430 - 431
    Journal articles | 2002
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Post JJ; Konecny P; Lloyd AR; Jones PD, 2002, 'Acute Q fever and brachial neuritis: Case report and literature review', Infection, vol. 30, pp. 400 - 402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15010-002-2099-9
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Davidson RN; Yardley V; Croft SL; Konecny P; Benjamin N, 2000, 'A topical nitric oxide-generating therapy for cutaneous leishmaniasis', Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 94, pp. 319 - 322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0035-9203(00)90341-9
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Stagg AJ; Jebbari H; English N; Davidson RN; Knight SC, 1999, 'Murine dendritic cells internalize Leishmania major promastigotes, produce IL-12 p40 and stimulate primary T cell proliferation in vitro', European Journal of Immunology, vol. 29, pp. 1803 - 1811, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1521-4141(199906)29:06<1803::AID-IMMU1803>3.0.CO;2-F
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Drummond FM; Tish KN; Tapsall JW, 1999, 'Saccharomyces cerevisiae oesophagitis in an HIV-infected patient', International Journal of STD and AIDS, vol. 10, pp. 821 - 822, http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/0956462991913475
    Journal articles | 1997
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Foo Y; Konecny P, 1997, 'Hyperamylasaemia in asymptomatic HIV patients', Annals of Clinical Biochemistry, vol. 34, pp. 259 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000456329703400306
    Journal articles | 1996
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Bell AJ, 1996, 'Positive serology to Legionella longbeachae in patients with adult respiratory distress syndrome', ANAESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE, vol. 24, pp. 678 - 681, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0310057X9602400608
    Journal articles | 1996
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Turner D; Fried M; Peters B; Konecny P; Yust I, 1996, 'New treatments in HIV', Harefuah, vol. 130, pp. 467 - 470
    Journal articles | 1996
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Davidson RN, 1996, 'Pyrexia of unknown origin in the 1990s: Time to redefine', British Journal of Hospital Medicine, vol. 56, pp. 21 - 24
    Journal articles | 1995
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Davidson RN; Konecny P, 1995, 'Immunology and treatment of the leishmaniases', Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, vol. 8, pp. 336 - 341, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001432-199510000-00004
  • Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Murrell D; Tran K; Maher NG; Skowronski G; Marjoniemi V, 2015, 'Periumbilical thumbprint parasitic purpura: A highly fatal sign in disseminated Strongyloides infection that may mimic vasculitis clinically', California, Vol. 72, pp. AB129 - AB129, presented at American Academy of Dermatologists 73rd Annual Meeting,, California, 20 March 2015 - 24 March 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000360942901245&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Kelly M; Stevens R, 2015, 'Scedosporium prolificans endocarditis in a patient with metastatic ovarian cancer.', Melbourne, presented at 19th Congress for International Society for Human and Animal Mycolog,, Melbourne, 04 May 2015 - 08 August 2015
    Conference Posters | 2015
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Nguyen L; Dabliz R, 2015, 'Impact of antimicrobial stewardship rounds to facilitate appropriate antimicrobial prescribing at St George Hospital', Brisbane, presented at 18th Annual Scientific Meeting- Antimicrobials 2015, Brisbane, 18 February 2015 - 20 August 2015
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Shandler J; Berry C; Adhikari S; LIN L; Akram A; Phan-Thien K; Straube B; Cansdell D; Lassera M; Morris R; Lubowski D, 2014, 'Colorectal comes clean: improvement in antibiotic prophylaxis in colorectal surgery at a tertiary centre.', presented at St George and Sutherland Shire Research Foundation Symposium, Kogarah, 23 October 2014 - 24 October 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Adhikari S; Choo LKV; Patil M; Dunflou J; McWhinney B; Pretorius C; Weatheral CJ; Konecny P, 2013, 'Parenteral Ivermectin Pharmacology in Strongyloidiasis: Post-mortem Analysis', presented at 53rd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) Denver,, Denver, 10 September 2013 - 13 September 2013
    Conference Posters | 2013
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Adhikari S; Taylor P; Lam D; Deshpande K, 2013, 'Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Intensive Care Unit : A Three Year Evaluation of a Multidisciplinary Model', Melbourne, presented at . Australian Society of Antimicrobials, 16th Annual Scientific Meeting-Antimicrobials 2013, Melbourne, 21 February 2013 - 23 February 2013
    Conference Presentations | 2012
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Konecny P; Adhikari S; McNeil V; McDougall A; Taylor P, 2012, 'Does Antimicrobial Stewardship reduce Antimicrobial Consumption, Cost of Care and Antimicrobial Resistance? A 3 Year Evaluation.', presented at Australian Soc. Infectious Diseases Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth, 07 March 2012 - 09 March 2012
    Conference Abstracts | 2010
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Intong LR; Ho K; Konecny P; Murrell DF, 2010, 'A case of Scedosporium apiospermum infection in a gardener', in AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, WILEY, Vol. 51, pp. A30 - A30, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000435023300094&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2004
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Bester C; Shi T; Yang Q; Giannakopoulos B; Iverson GM; Qi JC; Cokerill KA; Linnik MD; Konecny P; Krilis SA, 2004, 'B-2-glycoprotein I binds factor XI and inhibits its activation by thrombin and factor XIIA: Loss of inhibition by clipped B-2-glycoprotein I', in THROMBOSIS RESEARCH, PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, pp. 609 - 609, presented at 11th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Sydney, AUSTRALIA, 14 November 2004 - 18 November 2004, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000228015200057&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 1995
    Dr Pamela Konecny
    Peters B; Konecny P; Turner D; Williams I, 1995, 'The second international congress on drug therapy in HIV infection', in International Antiviral News, pp. 27 - 29

Awards

2013 - Winner of 15th Annual NSW Health Innovation Award for Integrated Health Care for the St George Hospital antimicrobial stewardship program

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