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Research Article

A Regional Initiative to Reduce Skin Infections amongst Aboriginal Children Living in Remote Communities of the Northern Territory, Australia

  • Ross M. Andrews mail,

    ross.andrews@menzies.edu.au

    Affiliation: Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Therese Kearns,

    Affiliation: Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Christine Connors,

    Affiliation: Northern Territory Department of Health and Families, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Colin Parker,

    Affiliation: Australasian College of Dermatologists, Boronia Park, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Kylie Carville,

    Affiliation: Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Bart J. Currie,

    Affiliation: Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Jonathan R. Carapetis

    Affiliation: Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Published: November 24, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000554

About the Authors

Ross M. Andrews, Therese Kearns, Bart J. Currie, Jonathan R. Carapetis
Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Christine Connors
Northern Territory Department of Health and Families, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Colin Parker
Australasian College of Dermatologists, Boronia Park, New South Wales, Australia
Kylie Carville
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: ross.andrews@menzies.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RMA CC BJC JRC. Performed the experiments: TK CC CP. Analyzed the data: RMA TK KC. Wrote the paper: RMA TK CC CP KC BJC JRC.