Sarah Kidd

Dr Sarah Kidd

Adjunct Senior Lecturer

School of Biological Sciences

Faculty of Sciences

Sarah Kidd is Head of the National Mycology Reference Centre at SA Pathology, Adelaide, as well as adjunct staff at both the University of Adelaide and University of South Australia. She completed a Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours and a PhD in Medicine, both at the University of Sydney, and is a Fellow of the Australian Society for Microbiology. She has undertaken postdoctoral training and research in medical mycology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, and at Monash University at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. Research interests include the epidemiology, phylogeny, and antifungal susceptibilities of fungi, in particular Aspergillus and Cryptococcus species.​

Please note correct email address: SARAH.KIDD@SA.GOV.AU

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2012 Adjunct Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2011 Head, National Mycology Reference Centre SA Pathology
    2006 - 2010 Postdoctoral Research Scientist Monash University, Melbourne
    2003 - 2006 Postdoctoral Research Scientist University of British Columbia
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2018 Fellowship Fellowship of the Australian Society for Microbiology Australian Society for Microbiology Australia
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2000 - 2003 University of Sydney Australia PhD
    1996 - 1999 University of Sydney Australia Bachelor of Medical Science (Hons.)
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    2006 - 2010 Research Fellow Monash University, Alfred Hospital Australia
    2003 - 2006 Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of British Columbia Canada
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Espinel-Ingroff, A., Turnidge, J., Alastruey-Izquierdo, A., Botterel, F., Canton, E., Castro, C., . . . Tejada, M. (2019). Method-dependent epidemiological cutoff values for detection of triazole resistance in Candida and Aspergillus species for the Sensititre Yeastone colorimetric broth and etest agar diffusion methods. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 63(1), 15 pages.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS3 Europe PMC2
    2019 Thomson, J., Trott, D., Malik, R., Galgut, B., McAllister, M., Nimmo, J., . . . Kidd, S. (2019). An atypical cause of sporotrichosis in a cat. Medical Mycology Case Reports, 23, 72-76.
    DOI Europe PMC1
    2019 Marshall, A., Kidd, S., Lamont-Friedrich, S., Arentz, G., Hoffmann, P., Coad, B., & Bruning, J. (2019). Structure, mechanism, and inhibition of aspergillus fumigatus thioredoxin reductase. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 63(3), 1-15.
    2019 Keighley, C., Chen, S., Marriott, D., Pope, A., Chapman, B., Kennedy, K., . . . Slavin, M. (2019). Candidaemia and a risk predictive model for overall mortality: A prospective multicentre study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 19(1), 10 pages.
    2019 Hossain, M., Biva, I., Kidd, S., Whittle, J., Griesser, H., & Coad, B. (2019). Antifungal activity in compounds from the australian desert plant Eremophila alternifolia with potency against Cryptococcus spp. Antibiotics, 8(2), 1-12.
    2019 Chew, S., Sweeney, N., Kidd, S., & Reed, C. (2019). Candida auris arriving on our shores: an Australian microbiology laboratory's experience. Pathology, 51(4), 431-433.
    DOI Scopus1
    2019 New, D., Beukers, A., Kidd, S., Merritt, A., Weeks, K., van Hal, S., & Arthur, I. (2019). Identification of multiple species and subpopulations among Australian clinical Sporothrix isolates using whole genome sequencing. Medical mycology, 57(7), 905-908.
    DOI Scopus2
    2019 Meyer, W., Arthur, I., Ellis, D., Kan, A., Kidd, S., Maszewska, K., & Weeks, K. (2019). Australian medical mycology culture collections: Fundamental resources for mycological diagnosis and research. Microbiology Australia, 40(3), 130-134.
    2019 Ong, C., Chen, S., Clark, J., Halliday, C., Kidd, S., Marriott, D., . . . Heath, C. (2019). Diagnosis, management and prevention of Candida auris in hospitals: position statement of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases. Internal Medicine Journal, 49(10), 1229-1243.
    2019 Biswas, C., Marcelino, V., Van Hal, S., Halliday, C., Martinez, E., Wang, Q., . . . Chen, S. (2019). Corrigendum: Whole genome sequencing of australian candida glabrata isolates reveals genetic diversity and novel sequence types (Front. Microbiol., (2018), 9, (2946), 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02946). Frontiers in Microbiology, 10(SEP).
    2019 Talbot, J., Frisvad, J., Meis, J., Hagen, F., Verweij, P., Hibbs, D., . . . Houbraken, J. (2019). Cyp51A mutations, extrolite profiles, and antifungal susceptibility in clinical and environmental isolates of the aspergillus viridinutans species complex. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 63(11).
    2019 Pérez-Hansen, A., Lass-Flörl, C., Lackner, M., Aigner, M., Alastruey-Izquierdo, A., Arikan-Akdagli, S., . . . Willinger, B. (2019). Antifungal susceptibility profiles of rare ascomycetous yeasts. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 74(9), 2649-2656.
    2018 Bennett, P., Talbot, J., Martin, P., Kidd, S., Makara, M., & Barrs, V. (2018). Long term survival of a dog with disseminated Aspergillus deflectus infection without definitive treatment. Medical Mycology Case Reports, 22, 1-3.
    DOI Scopus1
    2018 Kidd, S., Halliday, C., Morris, A., & Chen, S. (2018). Antifungal susceptibility testing in Australasian clinical laboratories: we must improve our performance. Pathology, 50(3), 257-260.
    DOI Scopus1
    2018 Espinel-Ingroff, A., Turnidge, J., Alastruey-Izquierdo, A., Dannaoui, E., Garcia-Effron, G., Guinea, J., . . . Tortorano, A. (2018). Posaconazole MIC distributions for aspergillus fumigatus species complex by four methods: Impact of cyp51a mutations on estimation of epidemiological cutoff values. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 62(4), 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS6 Europe PMC4
    2018 Biswas, C., Marcelino, V., Van Hal, S., Halliday, C., Martinez, E., Wang, Q., . . . Chen, S. (2018). Whole Genome Sequencing of Australian Candida glabrata Isolates Reveals Genetic Diversity and Novel Sequence Types. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, 12 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS4
    2018 Marinelli, T., Kidd, S., Shaw, D., & Rowe, E. (2018). Aspergillus fumigatus endocarditis in an indigenous Australian male without classic risk factors. Medical Mycology Case Reports, 22, 61-64.
    2017 Chapman, B., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Halliday, C., Kidd, S., Arthur, I., . . . Chen, S. (2017). Erratum: Changing epidemiology of candidaemia in Australia [J Antimicrob Chemother, 72, (2017) (1103-1108)] DOI:10.1093/jac/dkw422. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(4), 1270.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS6 Europe PMC18
    2017 Talbott, J., Houbraken, J., Frisvad, J., Samson, R., Kidd, S., Pitt, J., . . . Barrs, V. (2017). Discovery of Aspergillus frankstonensis sp. nov. during
    environmental sampling for animal and human fungal pathogens. PLoS ONE, 12(8), e0181660-1-e0181660-17.

    DOI Scopus6 WoS6 Europe PMC2
    2017 Espinel-Ingroff, A., Abreu, D., Almeida-Paes, R., Brilhante, R., Chakrabarti, A., Chowdhary, A., . . . Turnidge, J. (2017). Multicenter, International Study of MIC/ MEC Distributions for definition of epidemiological cutoff values for sporothrix species identified by molecular methods. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 61(10), e01057-17-1-e01057-17-8.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS7 Europe PMC6
    2017 Chapman, B., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Halliday, C., Kidd, S., Arthur, I., . . . Chen, S. (2017). Changing epidemiology of candidaemia in Australia.. The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 72(4), 1103-1108.
    DOI Scopus37 WoS41 Europe PMC14
    2016 McGuinness, S., Boyd, R., Kidd, S., McLeod, C., Krause, V., & Ralph, A. (2016). Epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of cutaneous sporotrichosis, Northern Territory, Australia. BMC Infectious Diseases, 16(1), 1-7.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS11 Europe PMC8
    2016 Lategan, M., Klare, W., Kidd, S., Hose, G., & Nevalainen, H. (2016). The unicellular fungal tool RhoTox for risk assessments in groundwater systems. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 132, 18-25.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC1
    2016 Morton, C., White, P., Barnes, R., Klingspor, L., Cuenca-Estrella, M., Lagrou, K., . . . Loeffler, J. (2016). Determining the analytical specificity of PCR-based assays for the diagnosis of IA: What is Aspergillus ?. Medical Mycology, 55(4), myw093.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS7 Europe PMC5
    2016 Morris, A., Arthur, I., Kidd, S., Halliday, C., Meyer, W., Robson, J., . . . Haremza, E. (2016). Mycological testing of clinical samples in Australasian pathology laboratories: wide diversity and room for improvement. Pathology, 48(6), 531-534.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS2 Europe PMC1
    2016 Espinel-Ingroff, A., Colombo, A., Cordoba, S., Dufresne, P., Fuller, J., Ghannoum, M., . . . Turnidge, J. (2016). International evaluation of MIC distributions and epidemiological cutoff value (ECV) definitions for Fusarium species identified by molecular methods for the CLSI broth microdilution method. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 60(2), 1079-1084.
    DOI Scopus51 WoS50 Europe PMC32
    2016 Kennedy, K., Daveson, K., Slavin, M., van Hal, S., Sorrell, T., Lee, A., . . . Chen, S. (2016). Mucormycosis in Australia: Contemporary epidemiology and outcomes. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 22(9), 775-781.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS21 Europe PMC13
    2016 Halliday, C., Chen, S., Kidd, S., van Hal, S., Chapman, B., Heath, C., . . . Slavin, M. (2016). Antifungal susceptibilities of non-Aspergillus filamentous fungi causing invasive infection in Australia: support for current antifungal guideline recommendations. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 48(4), 453-458.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS7 Europe PMC3
    2015 Slavin, M., van Hal, S., Sorrell, T., Lee, A., Marriott, D., Daveson, K., . . . Chambers, S. (2015). Invasive infections due to filamentous fungi other than Aspergillus: epidemiology and determinants of mortality. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 21(5), 490.e1-490.e10.
    DOI Scopus49 WoS15 Europe PMC33
    2015 Halliday, C., Kidd, S., Sorrell, T., & Chen, S. (2015). Molecular diagnostic methods for invasive fungal disease: the horizon draws nearer?. Pathology, 47(3), 257-269.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS22 Europe PMC13
    2015 van der Linden, J., Arendrup, M., Warris, A., Lagrou, K., Pelloux, H., Hauser, P., . . . Verweij, P. (2015). Prospective multicenter international surveillance of azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21(6), 1041-1044.
    DOI Scopus145 WoS135 Europe PMC89
    2015 Espinel-Ingroff, A., & Kidd, S. (2015). Current trends in the prevalence of Cryptococcus gattii in the United States and Canada. Infection and Drug Resistance, 8, 89-97.
    DOI Scopus22 WoS20 Europe PMC17
    2015 Espinel-Ingroff, A., Chakrabarti, A., Chowdhary, A., Cordoba, S., Dannaoui, E., Dufresne, P., . . . Turnidge, J. (2015). Multicenter evaluation of MIC distributions for epidemiologic cutoff value definition to detect amphotericin B, posaconazole, and itraconazole resistance among the most clinically relevant species of Mucorales. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59(3), 1745-1750.
    DOI Scopus38 WoS34 Europe PMC22
    2015 Espinel-Ingroff, A., Alvarez-Fernandez, M., Cantón, E., Carver, P., Chen, S., Eschenauer, G., . . . Turnidge, J. (2015). Multicenter Study of Epidemiological Cutoff Values and Detection of Resistance in Candida spp. to Anidulafungin, Caspofungin, and Micafungin Using the Sensititre YeastOne Colorimetric Method. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59(11), 6725-6732.
    DOI Scopus36 WoS33 Europe PMC25
    2015 Talbot, J., Kidd, S., Martin, P., Beatty, J., & Barrs, V. (2015). Azole resistance in canine and feline isolates of Aspergillus fumigatus. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 42, 37-41.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS5 Europe PMC5
    2015 Kidd, S., Goeman, E., Meis, J., Slavin, M., & Verweij, P. (2015). Multi-triazole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus infections in Australia. Mycoses, 58(6), 350-355.
    DOI Scopus52 WoS49 Europe PMC41
    2015 Gardiner, B., Simpson, I., Khuu, M., Kidd, S., Lo, C., & Jenkin, G. (2015). An unusual ulcer: A case of cutaneous mucormycosis caused by Rhizopus oryzae. Medical Mycology Case Reports, 7, 8-11.
    DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC2
    2015 Khoury, S., Kidd, S., & Warren, L. (2015). Neonatal tinea corporis due to a novel strain of Trichophyton rubrum. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 56(4), 311-312.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3 Europe PMC2
    2015 Brischetto, A., Kidd, S., & Baird, R. (2015). Case report: First reported Australian case of Cladophilophora arxii: Features consistent with possible primary pulmonary chromoblastomycosis. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 92(4), 791-793.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS2 Europe PMC2
    2015 Kidd, S., Halliday, C., & Ellis, D. (2015). The role of clinical mycology reference laboratories. Microbiology Australia, 36(2), 64-66.
    2014 Subedi, S., Kidd, S., Baird, R., Coatsworth, N., & Ralph, A. (2014). Case Report: Sporotrichosis from the northern territory of Australia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 91(6), 1263-1268.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS6 Europe PMC3
    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.
    DOI Scopus35 WoS36 Europe PMC13
    2014 Macesic, N., Fleming, S., Kidd, S., Madigan, V., Chean, R., Ritchie, D., & Slavin, M. (2014). Protothecosis in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: Case report and review of previous cases. Transplant Infectious Disease, 16(3), 490-495.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS10 Europe PMC8
    2014 Talbot, J., Johnson, L., Martin, P., Beatty, J., Sutton, D., Billen, F., . . . Barrs, V. (2014). What causes canine sino-nasal aspergillosis? A molecular approach to species identification. Veterinary Journal, 200(1), 17-21.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS11 Europe PMC8
    2013 Barrs, V., van Doorn, T., Houbraken, J., Kidd, S., Martin, P., Pinheiro, M., . . . Samson, R. (2013). Aspergillus felis sp. nov., an emerging agent of invasive aspergillosis in humans, cats, and dogs. PLoS ONE, 8(6), e64871-1-e64871-11.
    DOI Scopus59 WoS60 Europe PMC37
    2013 Holmes, N., Trevillyan, J., Kidd, S., & Leong, T. (2013). Locally extensive angio-invasive Scedosporium prolificans infection following resection for squamous cell lung carcinoma. Medical Mycology Case Reports, 2(1), 98-102.
    DOI Scopus9 Europe PMC6
    2013 Chen, S., Korman, T., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Byth, K., Bak, N., . . . Sorrell, T. (2013). Antifungal therapy and management of complications of cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus gattii. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(4), 543-551.
    DOI Scopus61 WoS53 Europe PMC38
    2012 Chen, S., Slavin, M., Heath, C., Geoffrey Playford, E., Byth, K., Marriott, D., . . . Sorrell, T. (2012). Clinical manifestations of cryptococcus gattii infection: Determinants of neurological sequelae and death. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 55(6), 789-798.
    DOI Scopus90 WoS85 Europe PMC64
    2012 Espinel-Ingroff, A., Aller, A., Canton, E., Castanon-Olivares, L., Chowdhary, A., Cordoba, S., . . . Turnidge, J. (2012). Cryptococcus neoformans-Cryptococcus gattii Species Complex: an International Study of Wild-Type Susceptibility Endpoint Distributions and Epidemiological Cutoff Values for Fluconazole, Itraconazole, Posaconazole, and Voriconazole. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(11), 5898-5906.
    DOI Scopus123 WoS117 Europe PMC95
    2012 Espinel-Ingroff, A., Chowdhary, A., Cuenca-Estrella, M., Fothergill, A., Fuller, J., Hagen, F., . . . Turnidge, J. (2012). Cryptococcus neoformans-Cryptococcus gattii Species Complex: an International Study of Wild-Type Susceptibility Endpoint Distributions and Epidemiological Cutoff Values for Amphotericin B and Flucytosine. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(6), 3107-3113.
    DOI Scopus67 WoS62 Europe PMC52
    2012 Bartlett, K., Cheng, P., Duncan, C., Galanis, E., Hoang, L., Kidd, S., . . . Kronstad, J. (2012). A Decade of Experience: Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia. Mycopathologia, 173(5-6), 311-319.
    DOI Scopus45 WoS44 Europe PMC35
    2011 D'Souza, C., Kronstad, J., Taylor, G., Warren, R., Yuen, M., Hu, G., . . . Cuomoe, C. (2011). Genome variation in Cryptococcus gattii, an emerging pathogen of immunocompetent hosts. mBio, 2(1), 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus90 WoS102 Europe PMC79
    2010 Galanis, E., Macdougall, L., Kidd, S., Morshed, M., & British Columbia Cryptococcus gattii Working Group. (2010). Epidemiology of Cryptococcus gattii, British Columbia, Canada, 1999-2007.. Emerging infectious diseases, 16(2), 251-257.
    DOI Europe PMC108
    2010 Galanis, E., & MacDougall, L. (2010). Epidemiology of Cryptococcus gattii, British Columbia, Canada, 1999-2007. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 16(2), 251-257.
    DOI WoS136
    2009 Datta, K., Bartlett, K. H., Baer, R., Byrnes, E., Galanis, E., Heitman, J., . . . Marr, K. A. (2009). Spread of Cryptococcus gattii into Pacific Northwest Region of the United States. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 15(8), 1185-1191.
    DOI WoS157 Europe PMC118
    2009 Datta, K., Bartlett, K. H., Baer, R., Byrnes, E., Galanis, E., Heitman, J., . . . Marr, K. A. (2009). Spread of Cryptococcus gattii into Pacific Northwest Region of the United States. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 15(8), 1185-1191.
    DOI WoS157 Europe PMC118
    2009 Kidd, S., Ling, L., Meyer, W., Morrissey, C., Chen, S., & Slavin, M. (2009). Molecular epidemiology of invasive aspergillosis: Lessons learned from an outbreak investigation in an Australian hematology unit. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 30(12), 1223-1226.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS10 Europe PMC6
    2009 Kidd, S., Nik Zulkepeli, N., Slavin, M., & Morrissey, C. (2009). Utility of a proposed CSP typing nomenclature for Australian Aspergillus fumigatus isolates: Identification of additional CSP types and suggested modifications. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 78(2), 223-226.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS9 Europe PMC7
    2009 Hurst, S., Kidd, S., Morrissey, C., Snelders, E., Melchers, W., Castelli, M., . . . Arunmozhi Balajee, S. (2009). Interlaboratory reproducibility of a single-locus sequence-based method for strain typing of Aspergillus fumigatus. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(5), 1562-1564.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS11 Europe PMC6
    2008 Bartlett, K., Kidd, S., & Kronstad, J. (2008). The emergence of Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. Current Infectious Disease Reports, 10(1), 58-65.
    DOI Scopus66 Europe PMC47
    2007 Kidd, S., Bach, P., Hingston, A., Mak, S., Chow, Y., MacDougall, L., . . . Bartlett, K. (2007). Cryptococcus gattii dispersal mechanisms, British Columbia, Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 13(1), 51-57.
    DOI Scopus82 WoS77 Europe PMC60
    2007 Upton, A., Fraser, J., Kidd, S., Bretz, C., Bartlett, K., Heitman, J., & Marr, K. (2007). First contemporary case of human infection with Cryptococcus gattii in puget sound: Evidence for spread of the Vancouver Island outbreak. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45(9), 3086-3088.
    DOI Scopus58 WoS56 Europe PMC48
    2007 MacDougall, L., Kidd, S., Galanis, E., Mak, S., Leslie, M., Cieslak, P., . . . Bartlett, K. (2007). Spread of Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia, Canada, and detection in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 13(1), 42-50.
    DOI Scopus194 WoS173 Europe PMC126
    2007 Kidd, S., Chow, Y., Mak, S., Bach, P., Chen, H., Hingston, A., . . . Bartlett, K. (2007). Characterization of environmental sources of the human and animal pathogen Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia, Canada, and the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73(5), 1433-1443.
    DOI Scopus148 WoS148 Europe PMC115
    2006 Filion, T., Kidd, S., & Aguirre, K. (2006). Isolation of Cryptococcus laurentii from Canada Goose guano in rural upstate New York. Mycopathologia, 162(5), 363-368.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS9 Europe PMC6
    2005 Kidd, S., Guo, H., Bartlett, K., Xu, J., & Kronstad, J. (2005). Comparative gene genealogies indicate that two clonal lineages of Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia resemble strains from other geographical areas. Eukaryotic Cell, 4(10), 1629-1638.
    DOI Scopus82 WoS86 Europe PMC65
    2004 Kidd, S., Hagen, F., Tscharke, R., Huynh, M., Bartlett, K., Fyfe, M., . . . Meyer, W. (2004). A rare genotype of Cryptococcus gattii caused the cryptococcosis outbreak on Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 101(49), 17258-17263.
    DOI Scopus507 WoS486 Europe PMC374
    2004 Igreja, R., Dos Santos Lazéra, M., Wanke, B., Gutierrez Galhardo, M., Kidd, S., & Meyer, W. (2004). Molecular epidemiology of Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from AIDS patients of the Brazilian city, Rio de Janeiro. Medical Mycology, 42(3), 229-238.
    DOI Scopus40 WoS40 Europe PMC35
    2004 Katsu, M., Kidd, S., Ando, A., Moretti-Branchini, M., Mikami, Y., Nishimura, K., & Meyer, W. (2004). The internal transcribed spacers and 5.8S rRNA gene show extensive diversity among isolates of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex. FEMS Yeast Research, 4(4-5), 377-388.
    DOI Scopus84 WoS89 Europe PMC69
    2003 Kidd, S., Sorrell, T., & Meyer, W. (2003). Isolation of two molecular types of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii from insect frass. Medical Mycology, 41(2), 171-176.
    DOI Scopus31 WoS28 Europe PMC18
  • Books

    Year Citation
    2016 Kidd, S., Halliday, C., Alexiou, H., & Ellis, D. (2016). Descriptions of Medical Fungi Third Edition.
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2017 Halliday, C., & Kidd, S. E. (2017). Cryptococcus. In C. C. Kibbler, R. Barton, N. A. R. Gow, S. Howell, D. MacCallum, & R. J. Manuel (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Medical Mycology. UK: Oxford University Press.
    2017 Kidd, S. E., & Halliday, C. H. (2017). Dematiaceous fungi. In C. C. Kibbler, R. Barton, N. A. R. Gow, S. Howell, D. M. MacCallum, & R. J. Manuel (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Medical Mycology. UK: Oxford University Press.
    2011 Bartlett, K., Byrnes, E., Duncan, C., Fyfe, M., Galanis, E., Heitman, J., . . . Kronstad, W. (2011). The Emergence of Cryptococcus gattii Infections on Vancouver Island and Expansion in the Pacific Northwest. In J. Heitman, T. Kozel, K. Kwon-Chung, J. Perfect, & A. Casadevall (Eds.), Cryptococcus: From Human Pathogen to Model Yeast. USA: ASM Press.
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2017 Espinel-Ingroff, A., Abreu, D., Almeida-Paes, D., Brilhante, R., Chakrabarti, A., Chowdhary, A., . . . Turnidge, J. (2017). International evaluation of CLSI MIC/MEC distributions for definition of epidemiological cutoff values (ECVs) for species of Sporothrix identified by molecular methods. In MYCOSES Vol. 60 (pp. 77). WILEY.
    2016 McGuinness, S., Boyd, R., Kidd, S., McLeod, C., Krause, V., & Ralph, A. (2016). Epidemiological Investigation Of An Outbreak Of Sporotrichosis. In INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL Vol. 46 (pp. 12-13). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2012 Chen, S., Slavin, M., Heath, C., Playford, E., Byth, K., Marriott, D., . . . Sorrell, T. (2012). Cryptococcus gattii infection: Long term morbidity and determinants of neurological sequelae and death. In MYCOSES Vol. 55 (pp. 78). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2007 Galanis, E., MacDougall, L., Li, M., Kidd, S., Lee, M., & Morshed, M. (2007). Clinical and epidemiological aspects of locally-acquired Cryptococcus gattii human infections, an emerging fungal pathogen in British Columbia, Canada. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS Vol. 29 (pp. S34-S35). Munich, GERMANY: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV.
    2004 Bartlett, K., MacDougall, L., Mak, S., Duncan, C., Kidd, S., & Fyfe, M. (2004). Cryptococcus gattii, a tropical pathogen emerging in a temperate climate zone. In 16th Conference on Biometeorology and Aerobiology (pp. 39-43).
  • Conference Items

  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2003 Kidd, S. (2003). Molecular epidemiology and characterisation of genetic structure to assess speciation within the Cryptococcus neoformans complex. (PhD Thesis, University of Sydney).
  • Internet Publications

    Year Citation
    2014 Kidd, S. E., & ellis, D. (2014). Australian Antifungal Susceptibility Trends in Yeasts: 2000-2013.. Australian Society of Antimicrobials.



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