Dr Rick   Varma
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Rick Varma

MB ChB

FAChSHM

FRCP (London)

Dip GUM Dip HIV DTM&H

medicine-health
The Kirby Institute

Rick is a Sexual Health & HIV Physician who has been specialising in the management of sexually transmitted infections and HIV for over 15 years. He completed his specialist training in genitourinary medicine in The Royal London & St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. He is a Senior Staff Specialist in Sexual Health; Clinical Services Manager at the Sydney Sexual Health Centre, the largest publicly funded sexual health clinic in NSW; and Conjoint Lecturer at the Kirby Institute. Recent clinical High Resolution Anoscopist on the Study for the Prevention of Anal Cancer (SPANC study). Research focus includes HIV molecular diversity, sexual health and HIV service delivery research, access to priority populations including viral hepatitis, sexual health related information delivery, HIV therapeutics and early initiation of antiretroviral therapy, and anal cancer screening.

Research Interests
Broad interest in the field of sexual health and HIV medicine and viral hepatitis.

Broad Research Areas
Sexual Health, Epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Infectious Diseases

Qualifications
MB ChB, MRCP (UK), FAChSHM, Dip HIV, Dip GUM, DTM&H, DFFP

Society Memberships & Professional Activities
Fellow, Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Member, Royal College of Physicians (UK). Member and Clinical Advisor, Australasian Society for HIV Medicine. Lecturer and writing committee for the s100 HIV Prescriber Course. Member, writing committee for the STI in Gay Men’s Action Group (STIGMA); Member, British Association of Sexual Health and HIV Medicine; Member, British HIV Association.

Specific Research Keywords
Sexual Health, HIV Testing, Sexually Transmitted Infections

Phone
0416654623

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Rick Varma
    Varma R; Estcourt, C; Mindel A, 2012, 'Syphilis', in Stanberry LR; Rosenthal SL (ed.), Sexually Transmitted Diseases Vaccines, Prevention, and Control, edn. 2nd, Academic Press, pp. 427 - 457
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Rick Varma
    McCormack H; Nathan S; Varma R; Haire B, 2021, 'Dissonances in communication with sexual health consumers in an inner-Sydney sexual health clinic in relation to health literacy: A mixed-methods study', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 32, pp. 133 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpja.429
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Rick Varma
    Cheung C; Bourne C; Varma R, 2021, 'Mycoplasma genitalium: test positivity in syndromic presentations and clinicians’ adherence with treatment guidelines at Sydney Sexual Health Centre', International Journal of STD and AIDS, pp. 9564624211022583, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/09564624211022583
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Rick Varma
    Varma R; Bradley I; Patel P; McNulty A, 2021, 'Low Awareness of Mycoplasma genitalium in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Sydney, Australia.', Sex Transm Dis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001487
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Rick Varma
    Herbert S; Puhr R; Petoumenos K; Lewis DA; Varma R; Couldwell DL; Law M; Templeton DJ, 2021, 'Characteristics of heterosexually-acquired compared to homosexually-acquired HIV and implications for clinical practice: results from the Australian HIV Observational Database', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2021.1884181
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rick Varma
    Comninos NB; Foster R; Varma R; Bourne C, 2020, 'Follow-up of renal impairment results among attendees taking HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis at a Sydney Sexual Health Clinic', International Journal of STD and AIDS, vol. 31, pp. 689 - 693, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462420922751
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rick Varma
    Mwasakifwa GE; Nugent C; Varma R, 2020, 'Proctitis in gay and bisexual men. Are microscopy and proctoscopy worthwhile?', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 96, pp. 475 - 477, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2019-054197
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rick Varma
    Goddard SL; Templeton DJ; Petoumenos K; Jin F; Hillman RJ; Law C; Roberts JM; Fairley CK; Garland SM; Grulich AE; Poynten IM; Farnsworth A; Biro C; Richards A; Thurloe J; Ekman D; McDonald R; Adams M; Tabrizi S; Phillips S; Luque MM; Comben S; McCaffery K; Howard K; Kelly P; Seeds D; Carr A; Feeney L; Gluyas R; Prestage G; Law M; Acraman B; McGrath P; Mellor R; Pezzopane P; Varma R; Langton-Lockton J; Tong W, 2020, 'Prevalence and association of perianal and intra-anal warts with composite high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions among gay and bisexual men: Baseline data from the study of the prevention of anal cancer', AIDS Patient Care and STDs, vol. 34, pp. 436 - 443, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/apc.2020.0067
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rick Varma
    Bradley I; Varma R; Knight V; Iliakis D; McNally L; Jalocon D; Jeoffreys N; Chen S; Mcnulty A, 2020, 'Prevalence of rectal Mycoplasma genitalium and macrolide resistance in men who have sex with men attending Sydney Sexual Health Centre', Sexual Health, vol. 17, pp. 114 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH18221
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rick Varma
    McIver R; Low S; Varma R; Vickers T; McNulty A, 2020, 'Empirical treatment of asymptomatic contacts of gonorrhoea: Patient views', Sexual Health, vol. 17, pp. 462 - 466, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH20072
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Rick Varma
    Low S; Varma R; Mciver R; Vickers T; McNulty A, 2020, 'Provider attitudes to the empiric treatment of asymptomatic contacts of gonorrhoea', Sexual Health, vol. 17, pp. 155 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH19165
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rick Varma
    Goddard SL; Templeton DJ; Petoumenos K; Jin F; Hillman RJ; Law C; Roberts JM; Fairley CK; Garland SM; Grulich AE; Poynten IM, 2019, 'Association of anal symptoms with anal high grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) among men who have sex with men: Baseline data from the study of the prevention of anal cancer (SPANC)', Cancer Epidemiology, vol. 58, pp. 12 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2018.10.009
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rick Varma
    Goddard SL; Poynten IM; Petoumenous K; Jin F; Hillman RJ; Law C; Roberts JM; Fairley CK; Garland SM; Grulich AE; Templeton DJ, 2019, 'Prevalence, incidence and predictors of anal Chlamydia trachomatis, anal Neisseria gonorrhoeae and syphilis among older gay and bisexual men in the longitudinal Study for the Prevention of Anal Cancer (SPANC)', Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 95, pp. 477 - 483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2019-054011
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rick Varma
    Blackshaw LCD; Chow EPF; Varma R; Healey L; Templeton DJ; Basu A; Turner D; Medland NA; Rix S; Fairley CK; Chen MY, 2019, 'Characteristics of recently arrived Asian men who have sex with men diagnosed with HIV through sexual health services in Melbourne and Sydney', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 43, pp. 424 - 428, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12926
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rick Varma
    Keen P; Jamil M; Callander D; Conway DP; McNulty A; Davies SC; Couldwell DC; Smith DE; Holt M; Vaccher SJ; Gray J; Cunningham P; Prestage G; Guy R, 2019, 'Rapid HIV testing increases testing frequency among gay and bisexual men: a controlled before–after study', Sexual Health, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/sh18161
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rick Varma
    McManus H; Callander D; Donovan B; Russell DB; O'Connor CC; Davies SC; Lewis DA; Hellard ME; Chen MY; Petoumenos K; Varma R; Cogle A; Boyd MA; Grulich A; Pollard J; Medland N; Fairley CK; Guy RJ, 2019, 'Early initiation of antiretroviral therapy for people newly diagnosed with HIV infection in Australia: trends and predictors, 2004–2015', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 210, pp. 269 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50006
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rick Varma
    Brazier E; Maruri F; Duda SN; Tymejczyk O; Wester CW; Somi G; Ross J; Freeman A; Cornell M; Poda A; Musick BS; Zhang F; Althoff KN; Mugglin C; Kimmel AD; Yotebieng M; Nash D; Karminia A; Sohn AH; Allen D; Bloch M; Boyd S; Brown K; Costa J; Donohue W; Gunathilake M; Hoy J; MacRae K; Moore R; Roth N; Rowling D; Silvers J; Smith DJ; Sowden D; Templeton D; Varma R; Woolley I; Youds D; Chhay Meng S; Vannary B; Chan YT; Lam W; Lee MP; Ning H; Pansy YPC; Kumarasamy N; Pujari S; Kurniati N; Merati TP; Muktiarti D; Parwata WS; Ratni M; Sukmawati NMDD; Vedaswari DSPD; Wati KDK; Yunihastuty E; Tanuma J; Mills G; Raymond N; Ditangco R; Papa OS; Oon Tek N; Ah-neez ; Azwa R; Dato ; Daud F; Juin WK; Kamarulzaman AB; Khairulddin N; Li CM; Moy FS; Shah RI; Shyan WP; Sim B; Thahira JM; Tuang KM; Yusoff N; Choi JY; Chan YJ; Huang CS; Wing-Wai W; Avihingsanon A; Chokephaibulkit K; Hansudewechakul R; Khumcha B; Khusuwan S; Kiertiburanakul S; Lumbiganon P; Maleesatharn A; Praparattanapan J; Puthanakit T; Sricharoenchai S; Sudjaritruk T; Watanaporn S; Thien An V; Cuong DD; Hằng BT; Huy BVŨ; Quy DT; Van LN, 2019, 'Implementation of “Treat-all” at adult HIV care and treatment sites in the Global IeDEA Consortium: results from the Site Assessment Survey', Journal of the International AIDS Society, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25331
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rick Varma
    Pollack A; Varma R, 2019, 'Adenovirus-associated paraphimosis', International Journal of STD and AIDS, vol. 30, pp. 825 - 827, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462419842448
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rick Varma
    Houghton R; Knight V; Clifton B; Varma R, 2019, 'Early initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART): From point-of-care test to ART at a peer-led community-based testing site in Sydney', Sexual Health, vol. 16, pp. 94 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH18094
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Rick Varma
    Comninos NB; Rix SE; Varma R; McNulty AM, 2019, 'Diagnosing lymphogranuloma venereum: two men taking HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis presenting with genital ulcer disease', International Journal of STD and AIDS, vol. 30, pp. 1446 - 1449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462419878049
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rick Varma
    Templeton DJ; Adam PCG; Varma R; Read P; Bourne C; Kao SC, 2018, 'Evaluation of knowledge and utility of the 2014 Australian sexually transmissible infection and HIV testing guidelines for asymptomatic men who have sex with men among general practitioners in Sydney', Sexual Health, vol. 15, pp. 96 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH17113
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rick Varma
    Overton K; Varma R; Post JJ, 2018, 'Comparison of interferon-? release assays and the tuberculin skin test for diagnosis of tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus: A systematic review', Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, vol. 81, pp. 59 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.4046/trd.2017.0072
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rick Varma
    Cheung J; Puhr R; Petoumenos K; Cooper DA; Woolley I; Gunathilake M; Raymond N; Varma R; O'Connor CC; Gracey DM, 2018, 'Chronic kidney disease in Australian Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected patients: Analysis of the Australian HIV Observational Database', Nephrology, vol. 23, pp. 778 - 786, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nep.13100
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Rick Varma
    Schmidt HMA; McIver R; Houghton R; Selvey C; McNulty A; Varma R; Grulich AE; Holden J, 2018, 'Nurse-led pre-exposure prophylaxis: A non-traditional model to provide HIV prevention in a resource-constrained, pragmatic clinical trial', Sexual Health, vol. 15, pp. 595 - 597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH18076
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Rick Varma
    Castley A; Sawleshwarkar S; Varma R; Herring B; Thapa K; Dwyer D; Chibo D; Nguyen N; Hawke K; Ratcliff R; Garsia R; Kelleher A; Nolan D, 2017, 'A national study of the molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170601
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Rick Varma
    Templeton DJ; Roberts JM; Poynten IM; Law C; Hillman RJ; Farnsworth A; Fairley CK; Tabrizi SN; Garland SM; Grulich AE; Jin F; Acraman B; Carr A; Carroll S; Cooper D; Cornall A; Crampton L; Fairley K; Feeney L; Fraissard E; Howard K; Law M; MacHalek D; McCaffery K; McGrath P; Mellor R; Norris R; O'Dwyer M; Pendlebury S; Petoumenos K; Phillips S; Prestage G; Richards A; Schema L; Seeds D; Segelov E; Thurloe J; Tong W; Varma R, 2017, 'Prevalence and predictors of unsatisfactory anal cytology tests in a cohort of gay and bisexual men in Sydney, Australia: Baseline findings from the Study of the Prevention of Anal Cancer (SPANC)', European Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 26, pp. 212 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000321
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Rick Varma
    Puhr R; Petoumenos K; Youds D; Law MG; Templeton DJ; Ellis D; Bloch M; Agrawal S; Vincent T; Allen D; Smith D; Rankin A; Baker D; O'Connor CC; Thackeray O; Jackson E; McCallum K; Ryder N; Sweeney G; Cooper D; Carr A; Macrae K; Hesse K; Finlayson R; Gupta S; Langton-Lockton J; Shakeshaft J; Brown K; Idle S; Arvela N; Varma R; Lu H; Couldwell D; Eswarappa S; Smith DE; Furner V; Cabrera G; Fernando S; Cogle A; Lawrence C; Mulhall B; Boyd M; Law M; Huang R; Han A; Gunathilake M; Payne R; O'Sullivan M; Croydon A; Russell D; Cashman C; Roberts C; Sowden D; Taing K; Marshall P; Orth D; Rowling D; Latch N; Warzywoda E; Dickson B; Donohue W; Moore R; Edwards S; Boyd S; Roth NJ; Lau H; Read T; Silvers J; Zeng W; Hoy J; Watson K; Bryant M; Price S; Woolley I; Giles M; Korman T; Williams J; Nolan D; Allen A; Guelfi G; Mills G; Wharry C; Raymond N; Bargh K, 2017, 'The impact of changes in HIV management guidelines on time to treatment initiation in Australia', HIV Medicine, vol. 18, pp. 701 - 703, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hiv.12504
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Rick Varma
    Gale M; Hayen A; Truman G; Varma R; Forssman BL; MacIntyre CR, 2017, 'Demographic and geographical risk factors for gonorrhoea and chlamydia in greater Western Sydney, 2003-2013', Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report, vol. 41, pp. E134 - E141
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Rick Varma
    Varma R; Chung C; Townsend A; Power M, 2016, 'Sexual health-related information delivery - are patient information leaflets still relevant?', Sex Health, vol. 13, pp. 289 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH15205
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Rick Varma
    Roberts JM; Jin F; Thurloe JK; Ekman D; Adams MK; McDonald RL; Biro C; Poynten IM; Grulich AE; Farnsworth A; Aarnsworth R; Acraman B; Adams MK; Carr A; Carroll S; Cooper D; Cornall A; Crampton L; Fairley C; Farnsworth A; Feeney L; Garcia M; Garland S; Gluyas R; Hillman R; Howard K; Lawa F; Law C; Law M; Machalek D; McCaffery K; McDonald RL; McGrath P; Mellor R; Pendlebury S; Petoumenos K; Pezzopane P; Phillips S; Mary Poynten I; Prestage G; Richards A; Roberts JM; Seeds D; Segelov E; Tabrizi S; Templeton D; Tong W; Varma R, 2016, 'The value of a transformation zone component in anal cytology to detect HSIL', Cancer Cytopathology, vol. 124, pp. 596 - 601, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncy.21730
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Rick Varma
    Machalek DA; Jin F; Poynten IM; Hillman RJ; Templeton DJ; Law C; Roberts JM; Tabrizi SN; Garland SM; Farnsworth A; Fairley CK; Grulich AE; Acraman B; Adams M; Carr A; Carroll S; Cooper D; Cornall A; Crampton L; Ekman D; Feeney L; Fraissard E; Howard K; Law M; McCaffery K; McDonald R; McGrath P; Mellor R; Norris R; O'Dwyer M; Pendlebury S; Petoumenos K; Phillips S; Prestage G; Richards A; Schema L; Seeds D; Segelov E; Thurloe J; Tong W; Varma R, 2016, 'Prevalence and risk factors associated with high-grade anal squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL)-AIN2 and HSIL-AIN3 in homosexual men', Papillomavirus Research, vol. 2, pp. 97 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pvr.2016.05.003
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Rick Varma
    Machalek DA; Poynten IM; Jin F; Hillman RJ; Templeton DJ; Law C; Roberts JM; Tabrizi SN; Garland SM; Farnsworth A; Fairley CK; Grulich AE; Acraman B; Adams M; Carr A; Carroll S; Cooper D; Cornall A; Crampton L; Ekman D; Fairley K; Feeney L; Fraissard E; Howard K; Law M; McCaffery K; McDonald R; McGrath P; Mellor R; Norris R; O'Dwyer M; Pendlebury S; Petoumenos K; Phillips S; Prestage G; Richards A; Schema L; Seeds D; Segelov E; Thurloe J; Tong W; Varma R, 2016, 'A composite cytology-histology endpoint allows a more accurate estimate of anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion prevalence', Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, vol. 25, pp. 1134 - 1143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-1106
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Rick Varma
    Wright ST; Law MG; Cooper DA; Keen P; McDonald A; Middleton M; Woolley I; Kelly M; Petoumenos K; Ellis D; Bloch M; Agrawal S; Vincent T; Allen D; Little JL; Smith D; Mincham C; Baker D; Ieroklis V; Templeton DJ; O'Connor CC; Phan S; Jackson E; McCallum K; Grotowski M; Taylor S; Carr A; Lee F; Hesse K; Sinn K; Norris R; Finlayson R; Prone I; Patel A; Varma R; Shakeshaft J; Brown K; McGrath V; Halligan S; Wray L; Read P; Lu H; Couldwell D; Furner V; Fernando S; Chuah J; Watson J; Lawrence C; Mulhall B; McManus H; Bendall C; Boyd M; Ryder N; Payne R; Russell D; Doyle-Adams S; Sowden D; Taing K; McGill K; Orth D; Youds D; Gibson A; Magon H; Dickson B; Donohue W; Moore R; Edwards S; Liddle R; Locke P; Roth NJ; Lau H; Read T; Silvers J; Zeng W; Hoy J; Watson K; Bryant M; Price S; Giles M; Hoy J; Williams J; Nolan D; Robinson J; Morwood K; Roth N; Choong K; Li PCK; Lee MP; Vanar S; Faridah S; Kamarulzaman A; Choi JY; Vannary B; Ditangco R; Tsukada K; Pujari S; Makane A; Ng OT; Sasisopin AJ, 2015, 'Temporal trends of time to antiretroviral treatment initiation, interruption and modification: Examination of patients diagnosed with advanced HIV in Australia', Journal of the International AIDS Society, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.7448/IAS.18.1.19463
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Rick Varma
    Tong WWY; Shepherd K; Garland S; Meagher A; Templeton DJ; Fairley CK; Jin F; Poynten IM; Zaunders J; Hillman RJ; Grulich AE; Kelleher AD; Carr A; Acraman B; Fraissard E; Law C; McGrath P; Mellor R; Norris R; O'Dwyer M; Seeds D; Thompson K; Varma R; Adams M; Biro C; Cornall A; Crampton L; Ekman D; Ellard J; Farnsworth A; Feeney L; Howard K; Hyne S; Law M; Machalek D; McCaffery K; McDonald R; Pendlebury S; Petoumenos K; Phillips S; Prestage G; Richards A; Roberts J; Schema L; Segelov E; Tabrizi S; Thurloe J; Bailey M; Cunningham P; Fsadni B; Grassi K; Ip S; Lograsso M; McBride K; Merlin K; Munier M-L; Piperias M; Xu Y, 2015, 'Human Papillomavirus 16-Specific T-Cell Responses and Spontaneous Regression of Anal High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions', Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 211, pp. 405 - 415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiu461
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Rick Varma
    Templeton DJ; Wright ST; McManus H; Lawrence C; Russell DB; Law MG; Petoumenos K; Ellis D; Bloch M; Agrawal S; Vincent T; Allen D; Smith D; Allardice K; Baker D; Odgers E; O'Connor CC; Phan S; Jackson E; McCallum K; Grotowski M; Ryder N; Taylor S; Cooper D; Carr A; Lee F; McRae K; Hesse K; Finlayson R; Gupta S; Varma R; Shakeshaft J; Brown K; McGrath V; Halligan S; Arvela N; Wray L; Thng C; Foster R; Lu H; Couldwell D; DSmith E; Furner V; Fernando S; Dubbo ; Watson J; Mulhall B; Wright S; Bendall C; Boyd M; Gunathilake M; Payne R; O'Sullivan M; White S; Russell D; Joslin J; Cashman C; Sowden D; Taing K; McGill K; Orth D; Youds D; Kelly M; Rowling D; Latch N; Warzywoda E; Dickson B; Donohue W; Moore R; Edwards S; Boyd S; N.Roth J; Lau H; Read T; Silvers J; Zeng W; Hoy J; Watson K; Bryant M; Price S; Woolley I; Giles M; Korman T; Williams J; Nolan D; Guelfi G; Mills G; Wharry C; Raymond N; Bargh K; Morwood K; Roth N; Choong K, 2015, 'Antiretroviral treatment use, co-morbidities and clinical outcomes among Aboriginal participants in the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD)', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-1051-4
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Rick Varma
    Santella AJ; Schlub TE; Ooi C; Varma R; Holt M; Prestage G; Hillman RJ, 2015, 'Sexual behaviour and HIV prevention needs of men attending a suburban sex on premises venue', Sexual Health, vol. 12, pp. 383 - 389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH14227
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Rick Varma
    Templeton DJ; Read P; Varma R; Bourne C, 2014, 'Australian sexually transmissible infection and HIV testing guidelines for asymptomatic men who have sex with men 2014: A review of the evidence', Sexual Health, vol. 11, pp. 217 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH14003
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Rick Varma
    Varma R; Carroll SJ; Jacobson IV; Milross CG; Post J, 2011, 'Combination antiretroviral therapy as treatment for HIV-associated MALT lymphoma of the nasopharynx', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 41, pp. 437 - 438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-5994.2011.02480.x
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Rick Varma
    Alexander S; Coelho da Silva F; Manuel R; Varma R; Ison C, 2011, 'Evaluation of strategies for confirming Neisseria gonorrhoeae nucleic acid amplification tests.', J Med Microbiol, vol. 60, pp. 909 - 912, http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.028563-0
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Rick Varma
    Molano M; Tabrizi SN; Garland SM; Roberts JM; MacHalek DA; Phillips S; Chandler D; Hillman RJ; Grulich AE; Jin F; Poynten IM; Templeton DJ; Cornall AM; McCaffery K; Howard K; Farnsworth A; Fairley K; Prestage G; Carr A; Tong W; Law C; Acraman B; Crampton L; Feeney L; Fraissard E; Law M; McGrath P; Mellor R; Norris R; O'Dwyer M; Pendlebury S; Petoumenos K; Richards A; Schema L; Seeds D; Segelov E; Thurloe J; Varma R, 2010, 'CpG methylation analysis of hpv16 in laser capture microdissected archival tissue and whole tissue sections from high grade anal squamous intraepithelial lesions: A potential disease biomarker', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0160673
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Rick Varma
    Varma R; Baithun S; Alexander S; Goh BT, 2009, 'Acute syphilitic interstitial orchitis mimicking testicular malignancy in an HIV-1 infected man diagnosed by Treponema pallidum polymerase chain reaction.', Int J STD AIDS, vol. 20, pp. 65 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/ijsa.2008.008253
  • Reports | 2021
    Dr Rick Varma
    Philpot SP; Aung E; Prestage G; Mao L; Chen T; Varma R; Mciver R; Templeton DJ; Stackpool G; Robinson S; Carmody C; Power C; Grulich AE; Bavinton BR, 2021, Qualitative Interviews with Overseas-Born Gay and Bisexual Men Recently Diagnosed with HIV from Non-English Speaking Countries: Report of Results, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney, Sydney Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/3gk3-2z83
  • Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Rick Varma
    Templeton DJ; Comninos NB; Rutherford A; Goddard SL; Guy R; Donovan B; Varma R; Callander D, 2017, 'GREATER THAN TENFOLD INCREASE IN PHARYNGEAL CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS AMONG GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN ATTENDING AUSTRALIAN SEXUAL HEALTH CLINICS 2010-2016', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A188 - A188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2017-053264.489

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