Professor Steven Tong is an infectious diseases physician with the Victorian Infectious Diseases Service and Co-Head of the Translational and Clinical Research and Indigenous Health cross-cutting disciplines at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. He is a collaborator on a project in the clinical and infection prevention pillar of APPRISE.
Professor Tong’s research interests include skin pathogens (Staphylococcus aureus, Group A Streptococcus), hospital infections, Indigenous health, viral hepatitis and influenza.
- Association between convalescent plasma treatment and mortality in COVID-19: a collaborative systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
- Antibiotic resistance in uropathogens across northern Australia 2007–20 and impact on treatment guidelines
- Australia needs a prioritised national research strategy for clinical trials in a pandemic: lessons learned from COVID-19
- Integrated immune dynamics define correlates of COVID-19 severity and antibody responses
- A model of population dynamics with complex household structure and mobility: implications for transmission and control of communicable diseases
- Breadth of concomitant immune responses underpinning viral clearance and patient recovery in a non-severe case of COVID-19
- High burden of infectious disease and antibiotic use in early life in Australian Aboriginal communities