IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Diagnostics and therapeutics

Research focus

Dr Simeon Crawford’s research interests include healthcare-associated infections, antimicrobial resistance and infections in the immunocompromised host.

Publications and funding


Reynolds G, Crawford S, Cuenca J, Ghosh N, Newton P. Penicillin versus anti-staphylococcal beta-lactams for penicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus blood stream infections: a retrospective cohort study. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021. Online ahead of print.

Crawford SJ, Chen SC-A, Halliday C, Rangan GK, Gottlieb T, Reid AB. Microsphaeropsis arundinis skin and soft tissue infection: 3 case reports and a review of the literature. Tranpl Infect Dis. 2015; 17(6):915-20

Crawford SJ, Swan C, Boutlis CS, Reid AB. Candida costochondritis associated with recent intravenous drug use. ID Cases. 2016; 4:59-61


  • Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases
  • International Society of Human and Animal Mycology

Other roles

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Adult Medicine Division, Specialist in Infectious Diseases
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong