Crowe AL, Smith P, Ward L, Currie BJ, Baird R (2014)
Decreasing prevalence of Trichuris trichiura (whipworm) in the Northern Territory from 2002 to 2012.
Medical Journal of Australia; 200(5): 286-289
Hotez PJ (2014)
Aboriginal populations and their neglected tropical diseases.
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases; 8(1): e2286
Retrieved 30 January 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002286
Hull BP, Dey A, Menzies RI, Brotherton JM, McIntyre PB (2014)
Immunisation coverage annual report, 2011.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence; 37(4): E291-E312
Kearns TM, Andrews R, Speare R, Cheng R, McCarthy J, Carapetis J, Currie B, Page W, Shield J (2014)
Prevalence of scabies and strongyloidiasis before and after MDA in a remote Aboriginal community in Northern Territory, Australia.
International Journal of Infectious Diseases; 21(Supplement 1): 252
Kirkwood CD, Roczo-Farkas S, Bishop RF, Barnes GL (2014)
Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Program annual report, 2012.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence; 38(1): 1-7
Marquardt T (2014)
Managing skin infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Australian Family Physician; 43(1/2): 16-19
This article provides an overview of some of the issues to consider when managing a patient with a skin infection, which may impact on completion of treatment and development of complications in the long term.
The article recommends management consisting of treatment of the patient through medication and also general measures for the patient, their family and the community as a whole.
Content covered includes:
- common causes of skin infections
- bacterial infections
- viral infections
- fungal infections
- parasitic infections
- management of infections
- treatment failure/incorrect diagnosis
- isolation/risk of spread
- general interventions
- patient specific
- community based.
The article also provides a case study of a child with scabies and a secondary bacterial component.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
Miller A, Smith ML, Judd JA, Speare R (2014)
Strongyloides stercoralis: systematic review of barriers to controlling strongyloidiasis for Australian Indigenous communities.
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases; 8(9): e3141
Retrieved 25 September 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003141
Mounsey K, Kearns T, Rampton M, Llewellyn S, King M, Holt D, Currie BJ, Andrews R, Nutman T, McCarthy J (2014)
Use of dried blood spots to define antibody response to the Strongyloides stercoralis recombinant antigen NIE.
Acta Tropica; 138: 78–82