Bullen SL, Beggs DS, Mansell PD, Runciman DJ, Playford MC, and Pyman MF (2016) Anthelmintic resiatnce in gastrointestinal nematodes of dairy cattle in the Macalister Irrigation District of Victoria. Australian Veterinary Journal, 94, 1-2, 35-41.
Watts JG, Playford MC, & Hickeya KL (2015) Theileria orientalis: a review. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 64, 1, 3-9.
Playford MC, Dawson K, Playford S, Smith AN, Page S, Collins K, Forsberg N (2014) Short contribution: Effect of an immunomodulatory feed additive on markers of immunity in pasture-fed dairy cows. Australian Veterinary Journal 92, 12, 479-481.
Playford MC, Smith AN, Love S, Besier RB, Kluver P and Bailey JN (2014) Prevalence and severity of anthelmintic resistance in sheep nematodes in Australia (2009-2012). Australian Veterinary Journal, 92, 12, 464-471.
Lloyd, J and Playford, MC (2013) A producer’s guide to sheep husbandry practices. Meat and Livestock Australia, North Sydney.
MC Playford, I Evans, JB Lloyd, P Lawton, AR Rabiee, IJ Lean (2012) Multisite randomised controlled trial to evaluate polypropylene clips applied to the breech of lambs as an alternative to mulesing. I: effects on body weight, breech bare area measurements and scores, wrinkle scores and faecal and urine staining. Australian Veterinary Journal 90, 11, 415-422.
AR Rabiee, MC Playford, I Evans, G Lindon, M Stevenson, IJ Lean (2012). Multisite randomised controlled trial to evaluate polypropylene clips applied to the breech of lambs as an alternative to mulesing. II: multivariate analysis of relationships between clip treatment and operator, sheep, farm and environmental factors. Australian Veterinary Journal 90, 11; 423-432.
Playford MC (2011) Guidelines for veterinary personal biosecurity. Australian Veterinary Association, Sydney.
Joseph Kamau, Albertus J de Vos, Matthew Playford, Bashir Salim, Peter Kinyanjui, Chihiro Sugimoto (2011) Emergence of new types of Theileria orientalis in Australian cattle and possible cause of theileriosis outbreaks. Parasites and Vectors 4:22.
Lean, I.J.; Westwood, C.T.; Playford, M.C. (2008) Livestock disease threats associated with intensification of pastoral dairy farming. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 56, 6: 261-269(9).
Rabiee AR, Playford MC, Stevenson M, Lean IJ (2006) Risk Assessment on Cattle Ticks and Tick Fever. Report for the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
Playford MC, Rabiee AR, Lean IJ, Ritchie M (2005) Review of research needs for cattle tick control. Phases I and II. (Meat & Livestock Australia, North Sydney).
Rabiee AR, Playford MC, Lean IJ (2005) Technical manual for animal health and production training course (Landmark, Australia).
N Moss, MC Playford (2003) Biohazards and developing biosecurity protocols for Australasian dairy farms. Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand combined dairy veterinarians conference, Taupo New Zealand, 16-20 June.
Colson, D and Playford, MC (2001) Disease prevention and health management, Chapter 6 in ?Heifer Rearing- a guide to rearing dairy replacement heifers in Australia’, Ed. J. Moran and D. McLean, Bolwarra Press, Bolwarra, VIC.
Inohara J, Playford MC, Nonaka N, Oor HK, Oku Y, Ito M, Kamiya M. (1996) Parenteral strobilar development of Echinococcus multilocularis in scid mice. Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research. May;44(1):1-12.
Yuzaburo Oku, Matthew C. Playford, Hong Kean Ooi and Masao Kamiya (1994) Tritrichomonas muris. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals, Ed. Kim Waggie. Diane Publishing, Darby, PA, USA.
Yuzaburo Oku, Matthew C. Playford, Hong Kean Ooi, and Masao Kamiya (1994) Myobia musculi and Radfordia spp. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals, Ed. Kim Waggie. Diane Publishing, Darby, PA, USA.
PLAYFORD M. C. ; HONG-KEAN OOI ; OKU Y. ; KAMIYA M. (1992) Secondary Echinococcus multilocularis infection in severe combined immunodeficient (SCID) mice: biphasic growth of the larval cyst mass. International Journal for Parasitology 22, 7, 975-982.
Matthew C. Playford, Hong-Kean Ooi, Mamoru Ito and Masao Kamiya (1993) Lymphocyte engraftment conveys immunity and alters parasite development in scid mice infected with Echinococcus multilocularis. Parasitology Research 79, 4: 261-268.
PLAYFORD Matthew C, KAMIYA Masao (1992) IMMUNE RESPONSE TO ECHINOCOCCUS MULTILOCULARIS INFECTION IN THE MOUSE MODEL : A REVIEW Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research 14, 2: 114-130.
MATTHEW C. PLAYFORD & MASAO KAMIYA (1991) Lice and easy, Nature 354, 9.
Matthew C. Playford, Masao Kamiya (1992) Reforming science in Japan Nature 360, 620.