David Ellis

David Ellis
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Sciences

I am internationally recognised as a key opinion leader in medical mycology and for my leadership in teaching and for my research discoveries. I was the a Chief Medical Scientist and Head of the Mycology Unit at SA Pathology, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide for 33 years, retiring from full-time work in November 2011. I remain an Affiliate Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Adelaide. I graduated from La Trobe University Botany Department with BSc Hons, MSc and PhD in mycology. I am an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, a Fellow and past President of the Australian Society for Microbiology, an Honorary Member and past President of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, an Associate Member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and an Honorary Life Member of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases. My current research interests include the epidemiology and ecology of medically important fungi, especially Cryptococcus, fungal taxonomy and antifungal susceptibility testing. I also remain actively involved in the teaching of medical mycology and I jointly author Mycology Online a key mycological website. I am a recipient of the ASM David White Teaching Award, the RCPA Outstanding Teaching Award and the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine Ashdown Medal. In 2014, I was the inaugural recipient of the ASM Lyn Gilbert Award for contributions to clinical mycology.

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David Ellis

I am internationally recognised as a key opinion leader in medical mycology and for my leadership in teaching and for my research discoveries. I was the a Chief Medical Scientist and Head of the Mycology Unit at SA Pathology, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide for 33 years, retiring from full-time work in November 2011. I remain an Affiliate Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Adelaide. I graduated from La Trobe University Botany Department with BSc Hons, MSc and PhD in mycology. I am an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, a Fellow and past President of the Australian Society for Microbiology, an Honorary Member and past President of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, an Associate Member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and an Honorary Life Member of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases. My current research interests include the epidemiology and ecology of medically important fungi, especially Cryptococcus, fungal taxonomy and antifungal susceptibility testing. I also remain actively involved in the teaching of medical mycology and I jointly author Mycology Online a key mycological website. I am a recipient of the ASM David White Teaching Award, the RCPA Outstanding Teaching Award and the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine Ashdown Medal. In 2014, I was the inaugural recipient of the ASM Lyn Gilbert Award for contributions to clinical mycology.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2011 Emeritus Mycologist SA Pathology
1995 Affiliated Associate Professor University of Adelaide
1978 - 2011 Mycologist Women's and Children's Hospital

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2014 Australian Society for Microbiology Lyn Gilbert Award Australian Society for Microbiology
2013 Honorary Life Member Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases
2012 Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Outstanding Teaching Award Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
2006 Distinguished Service Award Australian Society for Microbiology
2005 Honorary Fellow Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
2002 Australian Society for Microbiology David White Teaching Award Australian Society for Microbiology

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
1969 - 1978 La Trobe University Australia BSc Hons, MSc, PhD

Certifications

Date Title Institution name Country
2005 FRCPA (Hon) Royal College of Pathologists of Australia
1989 FASM Australian Society for Microbiology

Journals

Date Citation
2017 Kwon-Chung,K, Bennett,J, Wickes,B, Meyer,W, Cuomo,C, Wollenburg,K, Bicanic,T, Castaneda,E, Chang,Y, Chen,J et al, 2017, The case for adopting the "Species Complex" nomenclature for the etiologic agents of cryptococcosis, mSphere, 2, 1, 1-7 10.1128/mSphere.00357-16
2017 Kwon-Chung,K, Bennett,J, Wickes,B, Meyer,W, Cuomo,C, Wollenburg,K, Bicanic,T, Castaneda,E, Chang,Y, Chen,J et al, 2017, The case for adopting the "species complex" nomenclature for the etiologic agents of cryptococcosis, mSphere, 2, 1, e00357-16-1-e00357-16-7 10.1128/mSphere.00357-16
2016 Aminnejad,M, Cogliati,M, Duan,S, Arabatzis,M, Tintelnot,K, Castaneda,E, Lazera,M, Velegraki,A, Ellis,D, Sorrell,T et al, 2016, Identification and characterization of VNI/VNII and novel VNII/VNIV hybrids and impact of hybridization on virulence and antifungal susceptibility within the C-neoformans/C-gattii species complex, PLOS One, 11, 10, e0163955-1-e0163955-28 10.1371/journal.pone.0163955
2015 De Hoog,G, Chaturvedi,V, Denning,D, Dyer,P, Frisvad,J, Geiser,D, Gräser,Y, Guarro,J, Haase,G, Kwon-Chung,K et al, 2015, Name changes in medically important fungi and their implications for clinical practice, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 53, 4, 1056-1062 10.1128/JCM.02016-14
2015 Irinyi,L, Serena,C, Garcia-Hermoso,D, Arabatzis,M, Desnos-Ollivier,M, Vu,D, Cardinali,G, Arthur,I, Normand,A, Giraldo,A et al, 2015, International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM)-ITS reference DNA barcoding database - the quality controlled standard tool for routine identification of human and animal pathogenic fungi, Medical Mycology, 53, 4, 313-337 10.1093/mmy/myv008
2014 van Hal,S, Chen,S, Sorrell,T, Ellis,D, Slavin,M, Marriott,D, 2014, Support for the EUCAST and revised CLSI fluconazole clinical breakpoints by Sensititre® YeastOne® for Candida albicans: a prospective observational cohort study, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 69, 8, 2210-2214 10.1093/jac/dku124
2014 Coad,B, Kidd,S, Ellis,D, Griesser,H, 2014, Biomaterials surfaces capable of resisting fungal attachment and biofilm formation, Biotechnology Advances, 32, 2, 296-307 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2013.10.015
2012 Gordon,C, Whiting,S, Haran,G, Ward,A, Coleman,M, Baird,R, Jeremiah,C, Mileva,M, Davis,J, Warren,L et al, 2012, Entomophthoromycosis caused by Basidiobolus ranarum in tropical northern Australia, Pathology, 44, 4, 375-378 10.1097/PAT.0b013e328353e912
2012 Boan,P, Arthur,I, Golledge,C, Ellis,D, 2012, Refractory Arthrographis kalrae native knee joint infection, Medical Mycology Case Reports, 1, 1, 112-114 10.1016/j.mmcr.2012.10.005
2011 Dennerstein,G, Ellis,D, Reed,C, Bennett,C, 2011, Pathogenicity of non-albicans yeasts in the vagina, Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 15, 1, 33-36 10.1097/LGT.0b013e3181d94f39
2011 Carriconde,F, Gilgado,F, Arthur,I, Ellis,D, Malik,R, van de Wiele,N, Robert,V, Currie,B, Meyer,W, 2011, Clonality and α-a recombination in the Australian Cryptococcus gattii VGII population - an emerging outbreak in Australia, PLoS One, 6, 2, e16936-1-e16936-12 10.1371/journal.pone.0016936
2010 Slavin,M, Sorrell,T, Marriott,D, Thursky,K, Nguyen,Q, Ellis,D, Morrissey,C, Chen,S, 2010, Candidaemia in adult cancer patients: risks for fluconazole-resistant isolates and death, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 65, 5, 1042-1051 10.1093/jac/dkq053
2010 Abdel-Rahman,S, Sugita,T, Gonzalez,G, Ellis,D, Arabatzis,M, Vella-Zahra,L, Viguie-Vallanet,C, Hiruma,M, Leeder,J, Preuett,B et al, 2010, Divergence Among an International Population of Trichophyton tonsurans Isolates, Mycopathologia, 169, 1, 1-13 10.1007/s11046-009-9223-7
2010 Ellis,D, 2010, International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM), IMA FUNGUS, 1, 1, 12-13
2010 Pfaller,M, Diekema,D, Gibbs,D, Newell,V, Bijie,H, Dzierzanowska,D, Klimko,N, Letscher-Bru,V, Lisalova,M, Muehlethaler,K et al, 2010, Results from the ARTEMIS DISK Global Antifungal Surveillance Study, 1997 to 2007: a 10.5-year analysis of susceptibilities of Candida species to fluconazole and voriconazole as determined by CLSI Standardized Disk Diffusion, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48, 4, 1366-1377 10.1128/JCM.02117-09
2010 Chen,S, Biswas,C, Bartley,R, Widmer,F, Pantarat,N, Obando,D, Djordjevic,J, Ellis,D, Jolliffe,K, Sorrell,T et al, 2010, In vitro antifungal activities of bis(alkypyridinium)alkane compounds against pathogenic yeasts and molds, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54, 8, 3233-3240 10.1128/AAC.00231-10
2010 Pfaller,M, Diekema,D, Gibbs,D, Newell,V, Barton,R, Bijie,H, Bille,J, Chang,S, da Luz Martins,M, Duse,A et al, 2010, Geographic variation in the frequency of isolation and fluconazole and voriconazole susceptibilities of Candida glabrata: An assessment from the ARTEMIS DISK Global Antifungal Surveillance Program, Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 67, 2, 162-171 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2010.01.002
2009 Heath,C, Slavin,M, Sorrell,T, Handke,R, Harun,A, Phillips,M, Nguyen,Q, Delhaes,L, Ellis,D, Meyer,W et al, 2009, Population-based surveillance for scedosporiosis in Australia: epidemiology, disease manifestations and emergence of Scedosporium aurantiacum infection, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 15, 7, 689-693 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.02802.x
2009 Wang,H, Kong,F, Sorrell,T, Wang,B, McNicholas,P, Pantarat,N, Ellis,D, Xiao,M, Widmer,F, Chen,S et al, 2009, Rapid detection of ERG11 gene mutations in clinical Candida albicans isolates with reduced susceptibility to fluconazole by rolling circle amplification and DNA sequencing, BMC Microbiology, 9, 1, 1-12 10.1186/1471-2180-9-167
2009 Obando,D, Pantarat,N, Handke,R, Koda,Y, Widmer,F, Djordjevic,J, Ellis,D, Sorrell,T, Jolliffe,K, 2009, Synthesis, antifungal, haemolytic and cytotoxic activities of a series of bis(alkylpyridinium)alkanes, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 17, 17, 6329-6339 10.1016/j.bmc.2009.07.037
2009 Blyth,C, Chen,S, Slavin,M, Serena,C, Nguyen,Q, Marriott,D, Ellis,D, Meyer,W, Sorrell,T, 2009, Not Just Little Adults: Candidemia Epidemiology, Molecular Characterization, and Antifungal Susceptibility in Neonatal and Pediatric Patients, Pediatrics, 123, 5, 1360-1368 10.1542/peds.2008-2055
2009 Kesson,A, Bellemore,M, O'Mara,T, Ellis,D, Sorrell,T, 2009, Scedosporium prolificans osteomyelitis in an immunocompetent child treated with a novel agent, hexadecylphospocholine (miltefosine), in combination with terbinafine and voriconazole: a case report, Clinical Infectious Diseases, 48, 9, 1257-1261 10.1086/597772
2009 Marriott,D, Playford,E, Chen,S, Slavin,M, Nguyen,Q, Ellis,D, Sorrell,T, 2009, Determinants of mortality in non-neutropenic ICU patients with candidaemia, Critical Care (Print Edition), 13, 4, R115-R122 10.1186/cc7964
2009 Chen,S, Marriott,D, Playford,E, Nguyen,Q, Ellis,D, Meyer,W, Sorrell,T, Slavin,M, 2009, Candidaemia with uncommon Candida species: Predisposing factors, outcome, antifungal susceptibility, and implications for management, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 15, 7, 662-669 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.02821.x
2009 van Hal,S, Marriott,D, Chen,S, Nguyen,Q, Sorrell,T, Ellis,D, Slavin,M, 2009, Candidemia following solid organ transplantation in the era of antifungal prophylaxis: the Australian experience, Transplant Infectious Disease, 11, 2, 122-127 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2009.00371.x
2009 Stewardson,A, Holmes,N, Ellis,D, Howden,B, 2009, Cutaneous zygomycosis caused by Saksenaea vasiformis following water-related wound in a 24-year-old immunocompetent woman, Mycoses, 52, 6, 547-549 10.1111/j.1439-0507.2008.01648.x
2008 Snaith,R, Peutrell,J, Ellis,D, 2008, An audit of intravenous fluid prescribing and plasma electrolyte monitoring; A comparison with guidelines from the National Patient Safety Agency, Paediatric Anaesthesia, 18, 10, 940-946 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2008.02698.x
2008 Sutherland,A, Ellis,D, 2008, Treatment of a critically ill child with disseminated Candida glabrata with a recombinant human antibody specific for fungal heat shock protein 90 and liposomal amphotericin B, caspofungin, and voriconazole, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 9, 4, e23-e25 10.1097/PCC.0b013e31817286e8
2008 Troke,P, Aguirrebengoa,K, Arteaga,C, Ellis,D, Heath,C, Lutsar,I, Rovira,M, Nguyen,Q, Slavin,M, Chen,S et al, 2008, Treatment of scedosporiosis with Voriconazole: Clinical experience with 107 patients, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 52, 5, 1743-1750 10.1128/AAC.01388-07
2008 Delhaes,L, Harun,A, Chen,S, Nguyen,Q, Slavin,M, Heath,C, Maszewska,K, Halliday,C, Robert,V, Sorrell,T et al, 2008, Molecular typing of Australian Scedosporium isolates showing genetic variability and numerous S. aurantiacum, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14, 2, 282-290 10.3201/eid1402.070920
2008 Thursky,K, Playford,E, Seymour,J, Sorrell,T, Ellis,D, Guy,S, Gilroy,N, Chu,J, Shaw,D, 2008, Recommendations for the treatment of established fungal infections, Internal Medicine Journal, 38, 6, 496-520 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2008.01725.x
2008 Pfaller,M, Diekema,D, Gibbs,D, Newell,V, Ng,K, Colombo,A, Finquelievich,J, Barnes,R, Wadula,J, Finquelievich,J et al, 2008, Geographic and temporal trends in isolation and antifungal susceptibility of Candida parapsilosis: A global assessment from the ARTEMIS DISK Antifungal Surveillance Program, 2001 to 2005, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46, 3, 842-849 10.1128/JCM.02122-07
2008 Pfaller,M, Diekema,D, Gibbs,D, Newell,V, Nagy,E, Dobiasova,S, Rinaldi,M, Barton,R, Veselov,A, Finquelievich,J et al, 2008, Candida krusei, a multidrug-resistant opportunistic fungal pathogen: Geographic and temporal trends from the ARTEMIS DISK Antifungal Surveillance Program, 2001 to 2005, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46, 2, 515-521 10.1128/JCM.01915-07
2008 Playford,E, Marriott,D, Nguyen,Q, Chen,S, Ellis,D, Slavin,M, Sorrell,T, 2008, Candidemia in nonneutropenic critically ill patients: Risk factors for non-albicans Candida spp., Critical Care Medicine, 36, 7, 2034-2039 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181760f42
2008 Durkin,S, Henderson,T, Raju,R, Ellis,D, 2008, Successful treatment of phaeohyphomycotic keratitis caused by Bipolaris australiensis, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 36, 7, 697-699 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2008.01871.x
2008 Kong,F, Tong,Z, Chen,X, Sorrell,T, Wang,B, Wu,Q, Ellis,D, Chen,S, 2008, Rapid identification and differentiation of Ttichophyton species, based on sequence Polymorphisms of the ribosomal internal transcribed spleacer regions, by rolling-circle amplification, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46, 4, 1192-1199 10.1128/JCM.02235-07
2007 Ellis,D, Sorrell,T, Chen,S, 2007, Impact of antifungal resistance in Australia, Microbiology Australia, 28, 4, 171-175
2007 Huynh,T, Lee,L, Ellis,D, 2007, Late-onset post-traumatic Phaeoacremonium parasiticum endophthalmitis, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 35, 4, 366-368 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2007.01486.x
2007 Espinel-Ingroff,A, Arthington-Skaggs,B, Iqbal,N, Ellis,D, Pfaller,M, Messer,S, Rinaldi,M, Fothergill,A, Gibbs,D, Wang,A et al, 2007, Multicenter evaluation of a new disk agar diffusion method for susceptibility testing of filamentous fungi with voriconazole, posaconazole, itraconazole, amphotericin B, and caspofungin, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45, 6, 1811-1820 10.1128/JCM.00134-07
2006 Chen,S, Slavin,M, Nguyen,Q, Marriott,D, Playford,E, Ellis,D, Sorrell,T, 2006, Active surveillance for candidemia, Australia, Emerging Infectious Diseases, 12, 10, 1508-1516 10.3201/eid1210.060389
2006 Marriott,D, Playford,E, Nguyen,Q, Chen,S, Ellis,D, Slavin,M, Sorrell,T, 2006, Candidaemia in the Australian intensive care unit: Epidemiology, clinical features and outcome from a 3 year nationwide study, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 10, S77-S78 10.1016/S1201-9712(06)80135-9
2006 Marriott,D, Kwong,T, Harkness,J, Ellis,D, 2006, Cyclomyces tabacinus as a cause of deep tissue infection: the first case report, Mycoses, 49, 2, 147-149 10.1111/j.1439-0507.2006.01201.x
2006 Widmer,F, Wright,L, Obando,D, Handke,R, Ganendren,R, Ellis,D, Sorrell,T, 2006, Hexadecylphosphocholine (Miltefosine) has broad-spectrum fungicidal activity and is efficacious in a mouse model of cryptococcosis, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50, 2, 414-421 10.1128/AAC.50.2.414-421.2006
2006 Pfaller,M, Diekema,D, Mendez,M, Kibbler,C, Erzsebet,P, Chang,S, Gibbs,D, Newell,V, Finquelievich,J, Tiraboschi,N et al, 2006, Candida guilliermondii, an opportunistic fungal pathogen with decreased susceptibility to fluconazole: Geographic and temporal trends from the ARTEMIS DISK antifungal surveillance program, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44, 10, 3551-3556 10.1128/JCM.00865-06
2006 Badenoch,P, Halliday,C, Ellis,D, Billing,K, Mills,R, 2006, Ulocladium atrum keratitis, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44, 3, 1190-1193 10.1128/JCM.44.3.1190-1193.2006
2006 Karakousis,A, Tan,L, Ellis,D, Alexiou,H, Wormald,P, 2006, An assessment of the efficiency of fungal DNA extraction methods for maximizing the detection of medically important fungi using PCR, Journal of Microbiological Methods, 65, 1, 38-48 10.1016/j.mimet.2005.06.008
2006 Odds,F, Davidson,A, Jacobsen,M, Tavanti,A, Whyte,J, Kibbler,C, Ellis,D, Maiden,M, Shaw,D, Gow,N et al, 2006, Candida albicans strain maintenance, replacement, and microvariation demonstrated by multilocus sequence typing, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44, 10, 3647-3658 10.1128/JCM.00934-06
2006 Pfaller,M, Diekema,D, Colombo,A, Kibbler,C, Ng,K, Gibbs,D, Newell,V, Finquelievich,J, Tiraboschi,N, Ellis,D et al, 2006, Candida rugosa, an emerging fungal pathogen with resistance to azoles: Geographic and temporal trends from the ARTEMIS DISK Antifungal Surveillance Program, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44, 10, 3578-3582 10.1128/JCM.00863-06
2004 Odds,F, Motyl,M, Andrade,R, Bille,J, Canton,E, Cuenca-Estrella,M, Davidson,A, Durussel,C, Ellis,D, Foraker,E et al, 2004, Interlaboratory comparison of results of susceptibility testing with caspofungin against candida and aspergillus species, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 42, 8, 3475-3482 10.1128/JCM.42.8.3475-3482.2004
2004 Pfaller,M, Barry,A, Bille,J, Brown,S, Ellis,D, Meis,J, Rennie,R, Rinaldi,M, Rogers,T, Traczewski,M et al, 2004, Quality Control Limits for Voriconazole Disk Susceptibility Tests on Mueller-Hinton Agar with Glucose and Methylene Blue, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 42, 4, 1716-1718 10.1128/JCM.42.4.1716-1718.2004
2003 Gosbell,I, Toumasatos,V, Yong,J, Kuo,R, Ellis,D, Perrie,R, 2003, Cure of orthopaedic infection with Scedosporium prolificans, using voriconazole plus terbinafine, without the need for radical surgery, Mycoses, 46, 5-6, 233-236 10.1046/j.1439-0507.2003.00878.x
2003 Koh,K, Parker,C, Ellis,D, Pruim,B, Leysley,L, Currie,B, 2003, Use of terbinafine for tinea in Australian Aboriginal communities in the Top End, Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 44, 4, 243-249 10.1046/j.1440-0960.2003.00002.x
2003 Barry,A, Bille,J, Brown,S, Ellis,D, Meis,J, Pfaller,M, Rennie,R, Rinaldi,M, Rogers,T, Traczewski,M et al, 2003, Quality control limits for fluconazole disk susceptibility tests on Mueller-Hinton agar with glucose and methylene blue, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 41, 7, 3410-3412 10.1128/JCM.41.7.3410-3412.2003
2002 Slavin,M, Marriott,D, Gottlieb,T, Chen,S, Sorrell,T, Spelman,D, Shaw,D, Franklin,C, Rowland,K, Looke,D et al, 2002, The epidemiology of candidaemia and mould infections in Australia, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 49, SUPL. S1, 3-6 10.1093/jac/49.suppl_1.3
2002 Ellis,D, 2002, AmBisome: an international workshop. Introduction., Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 49 Suppl 1, 1- 10.1093/jac/49.suppl_1.1
2002 Ellis,D, 2002, Amphotericin B: Spectrum and resistance, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 49, SUPL. S1, 7-10 10.1093/jac/49.suppl_1.7
2001 Liebowitz,L, Ashbee,H, Evans,E, Chong,Y, Mallatova,N, Zaidi,M, Gibbs,D, Costa,M, Finquelievich,J, Ellis,D et al, 2001, A two year global evaluation of the susceptibility of Candida species to fluconazole by disk diffusion, Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 40, 1-2, 27-33 10.1016/S0732-8893(01)00243-7
2000 Meis,J, Petrou,M, Bille,J, Ellis,D, Gibbs,D, 2000, A global evaluation of the susceptibility of Candida species to fluconazole by disk diffusion, Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 36, 4, 215-223 10.1016/S0732-8893(99)00152-2
2000 Ellis,D, Marriott,D, Hajjeh,R, Warnock,D, Meyer,W, Barton,R, 2000, Epidemiology: Surveillance of fungal infections, Medical Mycology, 38, 173-182 10.1080/mmy.38.s1.173.182
1999 Ellis,D, 1999, Diagnosis of onychomycosis made simple, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 40, 6 II, S3-S8 10.1016/S0190-9622(99)70391-9
1999 Gosbell,I, Morris,M, Gallo,J, Weeks,K, Neville,S, Rogers,A, Andrews,R, Ellis,D, 1999, Clinical, pathologic and epidemiologic features of infection with Scedosporium prolificans: four cases and review, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 5, 11, 672-686 10.1111/j.1469-0691.1999.tb00513.x
1999 Halliday,C, Bui,T, Krockenberger,M, Malik,R, Ellis,D, Carter,D, 1999, Presence of α and a mating types in environmental and clinical collections of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii strains from Australia, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 37, 9, 2920-2926
1999 Patel,A, Brookman,S, Bullen,M, Marley,J, Ellis,D, Williams,T, Barnetson,R, 1999, Topical treatment of interdigital tinea pedis: Terbinafine compared with clotrimazole, Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 40, 4, 197-200 10.1046/j.1440-0960.1999.00360.x
1998 Ellis,DH, 1998, The potential for terbinafine in non-dermatophyte fungal infections with or without skin involvement, Journal of Dermatological Treatment, 9, SUPPL. 1, S35-S38
1998 Watson,A, Marley,J, Ellis,D, Williams,T, 1998, Long-term follow up of patients with toenail onychomycosis after treatment with terbafine, Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 39, 1, 29-30 10.1111/j.1440-0960.1998.tb01237.x
1998 Barnetson,R, Marley,J, Bullen,M, Brookman,S, Cowen,P, Ellis,D, Williams,T, 1998, Comparison of one week of oral terbinafine (250 mg/day) with four weeks of treatment with clotrimazole 1% cream in interdigital tinea pedis, British Journal of Dermatology, 139, 4, 675-678 10.1046/j.1365-2133.1998.02466.x
1997 Mackie,J, Kaufman,L, Ellis,D, 1997, Confirmed histoplasmosis in an Australian dog, AUSTRALIAN VETERINARY JOURNAL, 75, 5, 362-363 10.1111/j.1751-0813.1997.tb15718.x
1997 Mok,T, Koehler,A, Yu,M, Ellis,D, Johnson,P, Wickham,N, 1997, Fatal Penicillium citrinum pneumonia with pericarditis in a patient with acute leukemia, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 35, 10, 2654-2656
1997 Ellis,D, Marley,J, Watson,A, Williams,T, 1997, Significance of non-dermatophyte moulds and yeasts in onychomycosis, Dermatology, 194, SUPPL. 1, 40-42 10.1159/000246184
1997 Morris,M, Andrews,R, Rogers,A, Ellis,D, 1997, Allozyme electrophoretic investigations of Candida species., JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 76, 5, 946-946
1997 Chen,S, Currie,B, Campbell,H, Fisher,D, Pfeiffer,T, Ellis,D, Sorrell,T, 1997, Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii infection in northern Australia: existence of an environmental source other than known host eucalypts, TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE, 91, 5, 547-550 10.1016/S0035-9203(97)90021-3
1997 Ellis,D, Watson,A, Marley,J, Williams,T, 1997, Non-dermatophytes in onychomycosis of the toenails, British Journal of Dermatology, 136, 4, 490-493 10.1111/j.1365-2133.1997.tb02128.x
1996 Ellis,D, 1996, Community acquired fungal infections in rural Australia with emphasis on Aboriginal health, Australian Journal of Medical Science, 17, 4, 154-155
1996 Ellis,D, Watson,A, 1996, Systemic antifungal agents for cutaneous fungal infections, Australian Prescriber, 19, 3, 72-75 10.18773/austprescr.1996.067
1996 Sorrell,T, Chen,S, Ruma,P, Meyer,W, Pfeiffer,T, Ellis,D, Brownlee,A, 1996, Concordance of clinical and environmental isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii by random amplification of polymorphic DNA analysis and PCR fingerprinting, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 34, 5, 1253-1260
1996 Chen,S, Brownlee,A, Sorrell,T, Ruma,P, Ellis,D, Pfeiffer,T, Speed,B, Nimmo,G, 1996, Identification by random amplification of polymorphic DNA of a common molecular type of Cryptococcus neoformans var. neoformans in patients with AIDS or other immunosuppressive conditions, Journal of Infectious Diseases, 173, 3, 754-758 10.1093/infdis/173.3.754
1996 Ellis,DH, 1996, Mushrooms, moulds and medicine, Australian Journal of Medical Science, 17, 2, 49-53
1996 Sorrell,T, Brownlee,A, Ruma,P, Malik,R, Pfeiffer,T, Ellis,D, 1996, Natural environmental sources of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 34, 5, 1261-1263
1995 Watson,A, Marley,J, Ellis,D, Williams,T, 1995, Terbinafine in onychomycosis, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 33, 775-779
1995 Koszyca,B, Ellis,D, Toogood,I, Byard,R, 1995, Fluconazole in the treatment of pulmonary zygomycosis, Mycoses, 38, 7-8, 277-280 10.1111/j.1439-0507.1995.tb00407.x
1995 Watson,A, Marley,J, Ellis,D, Williams,T, 1995, Terbinafine in onychomycosis of the toenail: A novel treatment protocol, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 33, 5 PART 1, 775-779 10.1016/0190-9622(95)91815-9
1995 Watson,A, Marley,J, Ellis,D, Williams,T, 1995, Terbinafine in toenail onychomycosis: A novel treatment protocol, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatologists, 33, 775-779
1994 Davis,S, Ellis,D, Goldwater,P, Dimitriou,S, Byard,R, 1994, First human culture-proven Australian case of entomophthoromycosis caused by Basidiobolus ranarum, Journal of Medical and Veterinary Mycology, 32, 3, 225-230 10.1080/02681219480000291
1993 Wise,KA, Speed,BR, Ellis,DH, Andrew,JH, 1993, Two fatal infections in immunocompromised patients caused by scedosporium inflatum, Pathology, 25, 2, 187-189
1993 Moore,L, Ellis,D, Suppiah,R, Byard,R, Toogood,I, 1993, Complete eradication of Aspergillus fumigatus from the lung in an immunocompromised patient by oral itraconazole, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 29, 2, 141-143 10.1111/j.1440-1754.1993.tb00467.x
1993 WISE,K, SPEED,B, ELLIS,D, ANDREW,J, 1993, 2 FATAL INFECTIONS IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS CAUSED BY SCEDOSPORIUM-INFLATUM, PATHOLOGY, 25, 2, 187-189 10.3109/00313029309084797
1993 Pfeiffer,TJ, Ellis,DH, 1993, Serotypes of Australian environmental and clinical isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans, Journal of Medical and Veterinary Mycology, 31, 5, 401-404
1993 Pfeiffer,TJ, Ellis,DH, 1993, Serotypes of australian environmental and clinical isolates of cryptococcus neoformans, Medical Mycology, 31, 5, 401-404 10.1080/02681219380000511
1993 Speed,BR, Strawbridge,L, Ellis,DH, 1993, Cryptococcus neoformans var. Gattii meningitis in an australian patient with AIDS, Medical Mycology, 31, 5, 395-399 10.1080/02681219380000501
1992 Kwon-Chung,K, Kozel,T, Edman,J, Polacheck,I, Ellis,D, Shinoda,T, Dromer,F, 1992, Recent advances in biology and immunology of cryptococcus neoformans, Medical Mycology, 30, S1, 133-142 10.1080/02681219280000831
1992 Farag,S, Firkin,F, Andrew,J, Soon Lee,C, Ellis,D, 1992, Fatal disseminated Scedosporium inflatum infection in a neutropenic immunocompromised patient, Journal of Infection, 25, 2, 201-& 10.1016/0163-4453(92)94104-6
1992 KWONCHUNG,K, WICKES,B, STOCKMAN,L, ROBERTS,G, ELLIS,D, HOWARD,D, 1992, VIRULENCE, SEROTYPE, AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERISTICS OF ENVIRONMENTAL STRAINS OF CRYPTOCOCCUS-NEOFORMANS VAR GATTII, INFECTION AND IMMUNITY, 60, 5, 1869-1874
1992 Wood,G, McCormack,J, Muir,D, Ellis,D, Ridley,M, Pritchard,R, Harrison,M, 1992, Clinical features of human infection with scedosporium inflatum, Clinical Infectious Diseases, 14, 5, 1027-1033 10.1093/clinids/14-5-1027
1992 Ellis,D, Pfeiffer,T, 1992, The ecology of Cryptococcus neoformans, European Journal of Epidemiology, 8, 3, 321-325 10.1007/BF00158562
1992 Pfeiffer,TJ, Ellis,DH, 1992, Environmental isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii from Eucalyptus tereticornis, Journal of Medical and Veterinary Mycology, 30, 5, 407-408
1992 Pfeiffer,T, Ellis,D, 1992, Environmental isolation of cryptococcus neoformans var. Gattii from eucalyptus tereticornis, Medical Mycology, 30, 5, 407-408 10.1080/02681219280000541
1991 Pfeiffer,T, Ellis,D, 1991, Environmental isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans gattii from California [10], Journal of Infectious Diseases, 163, 4, 929-930 10.1093/infdis/163.4.929
1990 Ellis,D, Pfeiffer,T, 1990, Natural habitat of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 28, 7, 1642-1644
1990 Cooter,R, Lim,I, Ellis,D, Leitch,I, 1990, Burn wound zygomycosis caused by Apophysomyces elegans, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 28, 9, 2151-2153
1990 Ellis,D, Pfeiffer,T, 1990, Ecology, life cycle, and infectious propagule of Cryptococcus neoformans, The Lancet, 336, 8720, 923-925 10.1016/0140-6736(90)92283-N
1990 Ellis,D, Pfeiffer,T, 1990, The trouble with river red gums, Today's Life Science, 2, 10, 44-48
1987 Ellis,D, 1987, Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii in Australia, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 25, 2, 430-431
1987 McCormack,J, McIntyre,P, Tilse,M, Ellis,D, 1987, Mycetoma associated with Acremonium falciforme infection, Medical Journal of Australia, 147, 4, 187-188
1986 ELLIS,DH, OLOUGHLIN,CM, 1986, DEVELOPMENT, STRUCTURE AND GERMINATION OF THE MACROCONIDIA OF MICROSPORUM NANUM, ZENTRALBLATT FUR BAKTERIOLOGIE MIKROBIOLOGIE UND HYGIENE SERIES A-MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY INFECTIOUS DISEASES VIROLOGY PARASITOLOGY, 262, 1, 123-124
1986 ELLIS,D, KAMINSKI,G, 1986, SAKSENAEA-VASIFORMIS - A RARE CAUSE OF SUBCUTANEOUS ZYGOMYCOSIS IN AUSTRALIA, ZENTRALBLATT FUR BAKTERIOLOGIE MIKROBIOLOGIE UND HYGIENE SERIES A-MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY INFECTIOUS DISEASES VIROLOGY PARASITOLOGY, 262, 1, 100-100
1985 Ellis,D, Kaminski,G, 1985, Laboratory identification of Saksenaea vasiformis: A rare cause of zygomycosis in Australia, Sabouraudia Journal of Medical and Veterinary Mycology, 23, 2, 137-140 10.1080/00362178585380221
1983 ELLIS,D, JAUNZEMS,A, POULOS,A, CAREY,W, 1983, ULTRASTRUCTURAL STUDIES ON CULTURED FIBROBLASTS FROM PATIENTS WITH LIPID STORAGE DISORDERS, PATHOLOGY, 15, 1, 103-103
1982 ELLIS,DH, 1982, ULTRASTRUCTURE OF THERMOPHILIC FUNGI .6. GENERAL DISCUSSION, TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 78, APR, 305-313
1982 ELLIS,DH, 1982, ULTRASTRUCTURE OF THERMOPHILIC FUNGI .5. CONIDIAL ONTOGENY IN HUMICOLA-GRISEA VAR THERMOIDEA AND HUMICOLA-INSOLENS, TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 78, FEB, 129-139
1982 Poulos,A, Beckman,K, Ellis,D, Pollard,A, 1982, Hepatic storage of bis(monoacylglycerol) phosphate without concomitant storage of sphingomyelin in a 72‐year‐old patient with a partial deficiency of sphingomyelinase, Clinical Genetics, 22, 5, 234-243 10.1111/j.1399-0004.1982.tb01440.x
1982 Jaunzems,AE, Ellis,DH, 1982, Preparation of cultured fibroblasts for the SEM detection of mycoplasma infection, Micron (1969), 13, 3, 341-342 10.1016/0047-7206(82)90049-8
1982 Ellis,DH, Turner,TW, 1982, Electron microscopy in the early diagnosis of epidermolysis bullosa, Micron (1969), 13, 3, 351-352 10.1016/0047-7206(82)90054-1
1982 Ellis,DH, Bourne,AJ, 1982, Type 2 dyskinetic cilia, Micron (1969), 13, 3, 385-386 10.1016/0047-7206(82)90071-1
1981 ELLIS,DH, 1981, SPORANGIOSPORE ORNAMENTATION OF THERMOPHILIC RHIZOPUS SPECIES AND SOME ALLIED GENERA, MYCOLOGIA, 73, 3, 511-523 10.2307/3759604
1981 ELLIS,DH, KEANE,PJ, 1981, THERMOPHILIC FUNGI ISOLATED FROM SOME AUSTRALIAN SOILS, AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY, 29, 6, 689-704 10.1071/BT9810689
1981 ELLIS,DH, 1981, ULTRASTRUCTURE OF THERMOPHILIC FUNGI .1. ASCOCARP MORPHOLOGY OF THERMOASCUS-AURANTIACUS, TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 76, JUN, 457-466
1981 ELLIS,DH, 1981, ULTRASTRUCTURE OF THERMOPHILIC FUNGI .3. ASCOCARP MORPHOLOGY OF CHAETOMIUM-THERMOPHILE AND CHAETOMIUM-GRACILE, TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 77, AUG, 165-177 10.1016/S0007-1536(81)80191-X
1981 ELLIS,DH, 1981, ULTRASTRUCTURE OF THERMOPHILIC FUNGI .4. CONIDIAL ONTOGENY IN THERMOMYCES, TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 77, OCT, 229-241 10.1016/S0007-1536(81)80025-3
1981 ELLIS,DH, 1981, ULTRASTRUCTURE OF THERMOPHILIC FUNGI .2. ASCUS AND ASCOSPORE DEVELOPMENT IN THERMOASCUS-AURANTIACUS, TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 76, JUN, 467-478
1981 ELLIS,DH, 1981, ASCOCARP MORPHOLOGY AND TERMINAL HAIR ORNAMENTATION IN THERMOPHILIC CHAETOMIUM SPECIES, MYCOLOGIA, 73, 4, 755-773 10.2307/3759502
1980 ELLIS,DH, 1980, THERMOPHILIC FUNGI ISOLATED FROM A HEATED AQUATIC HABITAT, MYCOLOGIA, 72, 5, 1030-1033 10.2307/3759743
1980 ELLIS,DH, 1980, THERMOPHILOUS FUNGI ISOLATED FROM SOME ANTARCTIC AND SUB-ANTARCTIC SOILS, MYCOLOGIA, 72, 5, 1033-1036 10.2307/3759744
1980 Ellis,DH, 1980, The sub-cellular events of ascospore formation in Thermoascus aurantiacus, Micron (1969), 11, 3-4, 493-494 10.1016/0047-7206(80)90111-9
1980 Ellis,DH, 1980, Preparation of fungi for transmission electron microscopy, Micron (1969), 11, 3-4, 495-496 10.1016/0047-7206(80)90112-0
1980 Ellis,DH, 1980, Preparation of fungi for scanning electron microscopy, Micron (1969), 11, 3-4, 497-498 10.1016/0047-7206(80)90113-2
1978 ELLIS,DH, 1978, FINE-STRUCTURE OF CONIDIA IN TRICHOCLADIUM-OPACUM (SYN TORULA-ALLII), TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 70, FEB, 67-71 10.1016/S0007-1536(78)80172-7
1977 ELLIS,DH, GRIFFITHS,DA, 1977, FINE-STRUCTURE OF CONIDIOGENESIS IN ALYSIDIUM-RESINAE(=TORULA-RAMOSA), CANADIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY-REVUE CANADIENNE DE BOTANIQUE, 55, 6, 676-684 10.1139/b77-082
1976 ELLIS,D, GRIFFITHS,D, 1976, FINE-STRUCTURE OF CONIDIAL DEVELOPMENT IN GENUS TORULA .4. TORULA-THERMOPHILA COONEY AND EMERSON, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, 22, 8, 1102-1112 10.1139/m76-161
1976 ELLIS,D, GRIFFITHS,D, 1976, FINE-STRUCTURE OF CONIDIAL DEVELOPMENT IN GENUS TORULA .3. TORULA-GRAMINIS DESM, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, 22, 6, 858-866 10.1139/m76-124
1975 Ellis,D, Griffiths,D, 1975, Melanin deposition in the hyphae of a species of Phomopsis, Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 21, 4, 442-452 10.1139/m75-063
1975 Ellis,D, Griffiths,D, 1975, The fine structure of conidial development in the genus Torula. II. T. caligans (Batista and Upadhyay) M.B. Ellis and T. terrestris Misra, Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 21, 12, 1921-1929 10.1139/m75-279
1975 Ellis,D, Griffiths,D, 1975, The fine structure of conidial development in the genus Torula. I. T. herbarum (Pers.) Link ex S.F. Gray and T. herbarum f. quaternella Sacc., Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 21, 11, 1661-1675 10.1139/m75-244
1974 Ellis,D, Griffiths,D, 1974, The location and analysis of melanins in the cell walls of some soil fungi, Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 20, 10, 1379-1386 10.1139/m74-212

Books

Date Citation
2016 Kidd,S, Halliday,C, Alexiou,H, Ellis,D, 2016, Descriptions of Medical Fungi Third Edition

Book Chapters

Date Citation
2011 Chen,S, Ellis,D, Sorrell,T, Meyer,W, 2011, Trichophyton, CRC Press, United States, pp. 351-370 10.1201/b11375

Conference Papers

Date Citation
2000 Chen,S, Sorrell,T, Nimmo,G, Speed,B, Currie,B, Ellis,D, Marriott,D, Pfeiffer,T, Parr,D, Byth,K et al, 2000, Epidemiology and host- and variety-dependent characteristics of infection due to Cryptococcus neoformans in Australia and New Zealand, 4th International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis, LONDON, ENGLAND 10.1086/313992
1999 Meyer,W, Marszewska,K, Amirmostofian,M, Igreja,R, Hardtke,C, Methling,K, Vivianl,M, Chindamporn,A, Sukroongreung,S, John,M et al, 1999, Molecular typing of global isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans var. neoformans by polymerase chain reaction fingerprinting and randomly amplified polymorphic DNA - A pilot study to standardize techniques on which to base a detailed epidemiological survey, 5th International DNA Fingerprinting Conference, GRAHAMSTOWN, SOUTH AFRICA 10.1002/(SICI)1522-2683(19990101)20:8<1790::AID-ELPS1790>3.0.CO;2-2
1998 Negroni,R, Ellis,D, Bulmer,G, Graybill,J, Restrepo,A, 1998, Teaching medical mycology in the year 2000, XIVth Congress of the International-Society-for-Human-and-Animal-Mycology, PARMA, ITALY
1994 Pier,A, Smith,J, Alexiou,H, Ellis,D, Lund,A, Pritchard,R, 1994, Animal ringworm - its aetiology, public health significance and control, XII Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM), Adelaide, S. A. 10.1080/02681219480000791

Conference Items

Date Citation
2012 Sun,P-L, Chen,Y-C, Tan,B, Chakrabarti,A, Li,R-Y, Chindamporn,A, Tan,A, Liu,Z-Y, Patel,A, Watcharananan,S et al, 2012, Laboratory-based surveillance of human fungal pathogens in Asia
2000 Fraser,M, Andrews,R, Rogers,A, Ellis,D, 2000, Dental implications of the accurate identification and characterisation of Candida, 39th Annual Meeting ANZ Division, International Association for Dental Research, Adelaide, Australia

Internet Publications

Date Citation
2014 Kidd,SE, ellis,D; 2014; Australian Antifungal Susceptibility Trends in Yeasts: 2000-2013.

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2012 Member International Society for Human and Animal Mycology
1983 Member Australian Society for Microbiology Australia
1983 Member International Society for Human and Animal Mycology

Offices Held

Date Office Name Institution Country
2009 - 2012 President International Society for Human and Animal Mycology
1997 - 2003 General Secretary International Society for Human and Animal Mycology

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