Dr Tony Lewis
Monash Medical Centre
Research Activities1. Nucleated red blood cell counts in peripheral smears in first 48 hours as an indicator of adverse outcome in ELBW infants. 2. IT ratio and CRP as markers of early onset sepsis in the newborn infant.
Collaborations1. Monash Investigator for the International Neonatal Immunotherapy Study (INIS).
2. Monash Investigator for Benefits of Oxygen Saturation Targeting (BOOST II) multicentre RCT trial
3. Monash investigator for the 'The use of probiotics to reduce the incidence of sepsis in premature infants' multicentre RCT awaiting NHMRC approval