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Where do hands go? An audit of sequential hand-touch events on a hospital ward

Smith, S. J., Young, V., Robertson, C. & Dancer, S. J., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 80, 3, p. 206-2011 6 p.

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Vaccine effectiveness of 2011/12 trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine in preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza in primary care in the United Kingdom: evidence of waning intra-seasonal protection

Pebody, R. G., Andrews, N., McMenamin, J., Durnall, H., Ellis, J., Thompson, C., Robertson, C., Cottrell, S., Smyth, B., Zambon, M., Moore, C., Fleming, D. M. & Watson, J. M., 31 Jan 2013, In : Eurosurveillance. 18, 5, 4.

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91 Citations (Scopus)

Use of the online poisons information database TOXBASE and admissions rates for poisoned patients from emergency departments in England and Wales during 2008 to 2015

Pyper, K., Robertson, C., Eddleston, M., Sandilands, E. & Bateman, D. N., 13 Jun 2020, In : Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians. 12 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)

Urine testing as a surveillance tool to monitor the impact of HPV immunization programs

Cuschieri, K., Nandwani, R., McGough, P., Cook, F., Hogg, L., Robertson, C. & Cubie, H., 2011, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 83, 11, p. 1983-1987 5 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)

Uptake and effectiveness of influenza vaccine in those aged 65 years and older in the United Kingdom, influenza seasons 2010/11 to 2016/17

Pebody, R. G., Warburton, F., Andrews, N., Sinnathamby, M., Yonova, I., Reynolds, A., Robertson, C., Cottrell, S., Sartaj, M., Gunson, R., Donati, M., Moore, C., Ellis, J., de Lusignan, S., McMenamin, J. & Zambon, M., 27 Sep 2018, In : Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin. 23, 39, 10 p.

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Trivalent inactivated seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness for the prevention of laboratory-confirmed influenza in a Scottish population 2000 to 2009

Simpson, C. R., Lone, N. I., Kavanagh, K., Ritchie, L. D., Robertson, C., Sheikh, A. & McMenamin, J., 26 Feb 2015, In : Eurosurveillance. 20, 8, 7 p., 2.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
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Trends in serotypes and sequence types among cases of invasive pneumococcal disease in Scotland, 1999-2010

Lamb, K. E., Flasche, S., Diggle, M., Inverarity, D., Greenhalgh, D., Jefferies, J., Smith, A., Edwards, G. F. S., Denham, B., McMenamin, J., McDonald, E., Mitchell, T. J., Clarke, S. C. & Robertson, C., 23 Jul 2014, In : Vaccine. 32, 34, p. 4356-4363 8 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

The use of new oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation in Scotland: a population-based drug utilisation study

Mueller, T., Alvarez-Madrazo, S., Robertson, C. & Bennie, M., 24 Aug 2016, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 25, Supplement S3, p. 186-187 2 p., 318.

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The impact of specific and non-specific immunity on the ecology of Streptococcus pneumoniae and the implications for vaccination

Flasche, S., Edmunds, W. J., Miller, E., Goldblatt, D., Robertson, C. & Yoon Hong, C., 2013, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences . 280, 1771, 9 p., 20131939.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
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The impact of HPV type on colposcopy performance in women offered HPV immunisation in a catch-up vaccine programme: a two centre observational study

Munro, A., Gillespie, C., Cotton, S., Busby-Earle, C., Kavanagh, K., Cuschieri, K., Cubie, H., Robertson, C., Smart, L., Pollock, K., Moore, C., Palmer, T. & Cruickshank, M. E., 11 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology .

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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The impact of bivalent HPV vaccine on cervical intraepithelial neoplasia by deprivation in Scotland: reducing the gap

Cameron, R. L., Kavanagh, K., Cameron Watt, D., Robertson, C., Cuschieri, K., Ahmed, S. & Pollock, K. G., 31 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 71, 10, p. 954-960 7 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
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Syndromic surveillance of influenza-like illness in Scotland during the influenza A H1N1v pandemic and beyond

Kavanagh, K., Robertson, C., Murdoch, H., Crooks, G. & McMenamin, J., Oct 2012, In : Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A (General) . 175, 4, p. 939–958 20 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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Statistical methods for the prospective detection of infectious disease outbreaks: a review

Unkel, S., Farrington, C. P., Garthwaite, P. H., Robertson, C. & Andrews, N., 2012, In : Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A . 175, 1, p. 49-82 34 p.

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153 Citations (Scopus)

Sero-prevalence and incidence of A/H1N1 2009 influenza infection in Scotland in winter 2009–2010

McLeish, N. J., Simmonds, P., Robertson, C., Handel, I., Gilchrist, M., Singh, B. K., Kerr, S., Chase-Topping, M. E., Sinka, K., Bronsvoort, M., Porteous, D. J., Carman, W., McMenamin, J., Leigh-Brown, A. & Woolhouse, M. E. J., 8 Jun 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 6, 8 p., e20358.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal influenze vaccine effectiveness in the community (SIVE): protocol for a cohort study exploiting a unique national linked data set

Lone, N. I., Simpson, C., Kavanagh, K., Robertson, C., McMenamin, J., Ritchie, L. & Sheikh, A., 15 Mar 2012, In : BMJ Open. 2, 9 p., e001019.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
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Seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness in people with asthma: a national test-negative design case-control study

Vasileiou, E., Sheikh, A., Butler, C. C., Robertson, C., Kavanagh, K., Englishby, T., Lone, N. I., von Wissmann, B., McMenamin, J., Ritchie, L. D., Schwarze, J., Gunson, R. & Simpson, C. R., 5 Nov 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 11 p.

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Safety and clinical effectiveness of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation in Scotland

Mueller, T., Alvarez-Madrazo, S., Robertson, C. & Bennie, M., 15 Nov 2017. 1 p.

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Risk of hospitalisation with fever following MenB vaccination: self-controlled case series analysis

Murdoch, H., Wallace, L., Bishop, J., Robertson, C. & Claire Cameron, J., 1 Oct 2017, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 102, 10, p. 894-898 5 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
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Results from the third Scottish National Prevalence survey: is a population health approach now needed to prevent HAI?

Cairns, S., Gibbons, C., Milne, A., King, H., Llano, M., MacDonald, L., Malcolm, W., Robertson, C., Sneddon, J., Weir, J. & Reilly, J., 2 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection .

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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Results from the second Scottish national prevalence survey: the changing epidemiology of healthcare-associated infection in Scotland

Reilly, J., Cairns, S., Fleming, S., Hewitt, D., Lawder, R., Robertson, C., Malcolm, W., Nathwani, D. & Williams, C., 2012, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 82, 3, p. 170-174 5 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
125 Downloads (Pure)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
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Reply to Bhavsar et al

Lyall, D. A. M., Tey, A., Foot, B., Roxburgh, S. T., Virdi, M., Robertson, C. & MacEwen, C. J., Dec 2013, In : Eye. 27, 12, p. 1427-1428 2 p.

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Reply to Alexander et al (Subconjunctival anaesthesia for intravitreal injections)

Lyall, D. A. M., Tey, A., Foot, B., Roxburgh, S. T., Virdi, M., Robertson, C. & MacEwen, C. J., Sep 2013, In : Eye. 27, 9, p. 1110 1 p.

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Reduction in cryptosporidiosis associated with introduction of enhanced filtration of drinking water at Loch Katrine, Scotland

Pollock, K. G., Young, D., Robertson, C., Ahmed, S. & Ramsay, C. N., Jan 2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 142, 1, p. 56-62 7 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction in colposcopy workload and associated clinical activity following HPV catch-up vaccination programme in Scotland: an ecological study

Cruickshank, M. E., Pan, J., Cotton, SC., Kavanagh, K., Robertson, C., Cuschieri, K., Cubie, H., Palmer, T. & Pollock, KG., 11 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology .

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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Quantifying unrecognised replication present in reports of HIV diagnoses

Sfikas, N., Greenhalgh, D., Huo, W., Mortimer, J. & Robertson, C., 20 Jul 2014, In : Statistics in Medicine. 33, 16, p. 2774-2796 23 p.

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Protocol for the effective feedback to improve primary care prescribing safety (EFIPPS) study: a cluster randomised controlled trial using ePrescribing data

Guthrie, B., Treweek, S., Petrie, D., Barnett, K., Ritchie, L., Robertson, C. & Bennie, M., 2013, In : BMJ Open. 2, 6, 10 p., e002359.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Prevalence of cervical disease at age 20 after immunisation with bivalent HPV vaccine at age 12-13 in Scotland: retrospective population study

Palmer, T., Wallace, L., Pollock, K. G., Cuschieri, K., Robertson, C., Kavanagh, K. & Cruickshank, M., 3 Apr 2019, In : British Medical Journal. 365, 10 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)
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Post-intravitreal anti-VEGF endophthalmitis in the United Kingdom: incidence, features, risk factors, and outcomes

Lyall, D. A., Tey, A., Foot, B., Roxburgh, S. T., Virdi, M., Robertson, C. & MacEwen, C. J., Dec 2012, In : Eye. 26, 12, p. 1517-1526 10 p.

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77 Citations (Scopus)
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Origin and fate of A/H1N1 influenza in Scotland during 2009

Lycett, S., McLeish, N. J., Robertson, C., Carman, W., Baillie, G., McMenamin, J., Rambaut, A., Simmonds, P., Woodhouse, M. & Leigh-Brown, A., Jun 2012, In : Journal of General Virology. 93, 6, p. 1253-1260 8 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Not just a matter of size: a hospital-level risk factor analysis of MRSA bacteraemia in Scotland

Gibbons, C. L., van Bunnik, B. A. D., Blatchford, O., Robertson, C., Porphyre, T., Imrie, L., Wilson, J., Fitzgerald, J. R., Woolhouse, M. E. J. & Chase-Topping, M. E., 21 May 2016, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 16, 7 p., 222.

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Moving epidemic method (MEM) applied to virology data as a novel real time tool to predict peak in seasonal influenza healthcare utilisation. The Scottish experience of the 2017/18 season to date

Murray, J. L. K., Marques, D. F. P., Cameron, R. L., Potts, A., Bishop, J., von Wissmann, B., William, N., Reynolds, A. J., Robertson, C. & McMenamin, J., 15 Mar 2018, In : Eurosurveillance. 23, 11, p. 1-5 5 p., 18-00079.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Measuring anthelmintic efficacy in cattle: what do faecal egg count reduction tests (FECRT) actually tell us?

Nanjiani, I. A., Lester, H. E., Heasman, L., Burden, D. J., Potter, T. J., Love, J., Kelly, L. A., Robertson, C. & Taylor, M. A., Oct 2015, In : Cattle Practice. 23, 2, p. 288-289 2 p.

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Maps and atlases of cancer mortality: a review of a useful tool to trigger new questions

d'Onofrio, A., Mazzetta, C., Robertson, C., Smans, M., Boyle, P. & Boniol, M., 1 Sep 2016, In : ecancermedicalscience. 10, 18 p., 670.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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Low effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine in preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza in primary care in the United Kingdom: 2014/15 mid-season results

Pebody, R. G., Warburton, F., Ellis, J., Andrews, N., Thompson, C., von Wissmann, B., Green, H. K., Cottrell, S., Johnston, J., de Lusignan, S., Moore, C., Gunson, R., Robertson, C., McMenamin, J. & Zambon, M., 5 Feb 2015, In : Eurosurveillance. 20, 5, 7 p.

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76 Citations (Scopus)
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Locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer treated with intermittent androgen monotherapy or maximal androgen blockade: results from a randomised phase 3 study by the South European uroncological group

Calais da Silva, F., Calais da Silva, F. M., Gonçalves, F., Santos, A., Kliment, J., Whelan, P., Oliver, T., Antoniou, N., Pastidis, S., Marques Queimadelos, A. & Robertson, C., Aug 2014, In : European Urology. 66, 2, p. 232-239 8 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)

Is there a relationship between airborne and surface microbes in the critical care environment?

Smith, J., Adams, C. A., King, M. F., Noakes, C. J., Robertson, C. & Dancer, S. J., 9 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection .

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8 Citations (Scopus)
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Is it worth screening elective orthopaedic patients for carriage of Staphylococcus aureus? a part-retrospective case-control study in a Scottish hospital

Dancer, S. J., Christison, F., Eslami, A., Gregori, A., Miller, R., Perisamy, K., Robertson, C. & Graves, N., 6 Sep 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 9, p. 1-7 8 p., e011642.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Introduction and sustained high coverage of the HPV bivalent vaccine leads to a reduction in prevalence of HPV 16/18 and closely related HPV types

Kavanagh, K., Pollock, K. G. J., Potts, A., Love, J., Cuschieri, K., Cubie, H., Robertson, C. & Donaghy, M., 17 May 2014, In : British Journal of Cancer. 110, p. 2804-2811 8 p.

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121 Citations (Scopus)
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Interim 2017/18 influenza seasonal vaccine effectiveness: combined results from five European studies

Rondy, M., Kissling, E., Emborg, H-D., Gherasim, A., Pebody, R., Trebbien, R., Pozo, F., Larrauri, A., Valenciano, M., Robertson, C. & IMOVE/I-MOVE+ group, 1 Mar 2018, In : Eurosurveillance. 23, 9, p. 1-12 12 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
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Improving predictive asthma algorithms with modelled environment data for Scotland: an observational cohort study protocol

Soyiri, I. N., Sheikh, A., Reis, S., Kavanagh, K., Vieno, M., Clemens, T., Carnell, E. J., Pan, J., King, A., Beck, R. C., Ward, H. J. T., Dibben, C., Robertson, C. & Simpson, C. R., 1 May 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 5, 5 p., e023289.

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Impact of EMA regulatory label changes on systemic diclofenac initiation, discontinuation, and switching to other pain medicines in Scotland, England, Denmark, and The Netherlands

Morales, D. R., Morant, S. V., MacDonald, T. M., Mackenzie, I. S., Doney, A. S. F., Mitchell, L., Bennie, M., Robertson, C., Hallas, J., Pottegard, A., Ernst, M. T., Wei, L., Nicholson, L., Morris, C., Herings, R. M. C., Overbeek, J. A., Smits, E. & Robert, W. V., 31 Mar 2020, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 29, 3, p. 296-305 10 p.

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I-MOVE multicentre case–control study 2010/11 to 2014/15: is there within-season waning of influenza type/subtype vaccine effectiveness with increasing time since vaccination?

Kissling, E., Nunes, B., Robertson, C., Valenciano, M., Reuss, A., Larrauri, A., Cohen, J. M., Oroszi, B., Rizzo, C., Machado, A., Pitigoi, D., Domegan, L., Paradowska-Stankiewicz, I., Buchholz, U., Gherasim, A., Daviaud, I., Horvath, J. K., Bella, A., Lupulescu, E., O'Donnell, J. & 2 others, Korczyńska, M. & Moren, A., 21 Apr 2016, In : Eurosurveillance. 21, 16, 12 p., 4.

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51 Citations (Scopus)
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Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Oral Prevalence in Scotland (HOPSCOTCH): a feasibility study in dental settings

Conway, D. I., Robertson, C., Gray, H., Young, L., McDaid, L. M., Winter, A. J., Campbell, C., Pan, J., Kavanagh, K., Kean, S., Bhatia, R., Cubie, H., Clarkson, J. E., Bagg, J., Pollock, K. G. & Cuschieri, K., 18 Nov 2016, In : PLOS One. 11, 11, p. 1-17 17 p., e0165847.

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