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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.
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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
Cowley D, Donato CM, Roczo-Farkas S, Kirkwood CD (2013)
Novel G10P rotavirus strain, Northern Territory, Australia.
Emerging Infectious Diseases; 19(8): 1324-1327
Hull BP, Menzies R, Macartney K, McIntyre PB (2013)
Impact of the introduction of rotavirus vaccine on the timeliness of other scheduled vaccines: the Australian experience.
Vaccine; 31(15): 1964–1969
Kearns T (2013)
Scabies and strongyloidiasis prevalence before and after a mass drug administration in a remote Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory.
Doctor of Philosophy thesis, Charles Darwin University: Darwin
National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System Annual Report Writing Group (2013)
Australia’s notifiable disease status, 2011: annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System.
Canberra: National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
Pizzutto SJ, Grimwood K, Bauert P, Schutz KL, Yerkovich ST, Upham JW, Chang AB (2013)
Bronchoscopy contributes to the clinical management of Indigenous children newly diagnosed with Bronchiectasis.
Pediatric Pulmonology; 48(1): 67–73
Ross KE, O'Donahoo FJ, Garrard TA, Taylor MJ (2013)
Simple solutions to Strongyloides stercoralis infection.
BMJ; 2013: f6294
Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6294
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2012)
Australia's health 2012.
Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Dey A, Wang H, Menzies R, Macartney K (2012)
Changes in hospitalisations for acute gastroenteritis in Australia after the national rotavirus vaccination program.
Medical Journal of Australia; 197(8): 453 - 457
Snelling TL, Markey P, Carapetis JR, Andrews RM (2012)
Rotavirus in the Northern Territory before and after vaccination.
Microbiology Australia; 33(2): 61-63
NNDSS Writing Group (2011)
Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2009: annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence; 35(2): 61-131
Snelling TL, Andrews RM, Kirkwood CD, Culvenor S, Carapetis JR (2011)
Case-control evaluation of the effectiveness of the G1P human rotavirus vaccine during an outbreak of rotavirus G2P infection in Central Australia.
Clinical Infectious Diseases; 52(2): 191-199
Centre for Disease Control (2010)
Notifications for diseases by onset date & districts: 1 January – 31 December 2009 & 2008.
Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin; 17(1): 42
Cook H, Krause V (2010)
A review of G2P rotavirus outbreaks in Central Australia and how the introduction of Rotarix has affected the epidemiology.
Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin; 17(2): 14-21
Holt DC, McCarthy JS, Carapetis JR (2010)
Parasitic diseases of remote Indigenous communities in Australia.
International Journal for Parasitology; 40(10): 1119–1126
Kirkwood CD, Boniface K, Bishop RF, Barnes GL (2010)
Australian rotavirus surveillance program: annual report, 2009/2010.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence; 34(4): 427-434
Newman L, Stirzaker S, Knuckey D, Robinson K, Hood J, Knope K, Fitzsimmons G, Martin N, Siripol S, Gajanayake I, Kaczmarek M, Barr I, Hii A, Foxwell R, Owen R, Wright P, Fitzsimmons G, Sanders L, Barry C, Barker S, Ormond J, Liu C (2010)
Australia's notifiable disease status, 2008: annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence; 34(3): 157-224
Bishop R, Kirkwood C (2009)
Rotavirus diarrhoea and Aboriginal Children.
Microbiology Australia; 30(5): 205-207
Campbell SJ, Nissen MD, Lambert SB (2009)
Rotavirus epidemiology in Queensland during the pre-vaccine era.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence; 33(2): 240-208
Centre for Disease Control (2009)
NT Notifications for diseases by onset date & district 2008 & 2007.
Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin; 16(1): 27
McCarthy JS (2009)
Control of intestinal helminths in Indigenous communities.
Microbiology Australia; 30(5): 200-201
Population Health Queensland (2009)
Strategic directions for communicable disease prevention and control 2009–2012.
Brisbane: Queensland Health
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