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Research Article

Correlation of Clinical Trachoma and Infection in Aboriginal Communities

  • Claude-Edouard C. Michel,

    Affiliation: Diagnostics Development Unit, Department of Haematology, University of Cambridge, National Health Service Blood and Transplant Site, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Katrina G. Roper,

    Affiliation: Master of Applied Epidemiology Program, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

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  • Magda A. Divena,

    Affiliation: Diagnostics Development Unit, Department of Haematology, University of Cambridge, National Health Service Blood and Transplant Site, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Helen H. Lee,

    Affiliation: Diagnostics Development Unit, Department of Haematology, University of Cambridge, National Health Service Blood and Transplant Site, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Hugh R. Taylor mail

    h.taylor@unimelb.edu.au

    Affiliations: Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Vision CRC, Kensington, Australia

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  • Published: March 15, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000986

About the Authors

Claude-Edouard C. Michel, Magda A. Divena, Helen H. Lee
Diagnostics Development Unit, Department of Haematology, University of Cambridge, National Health Service Blood and Transplant Site, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Katrina G. Roper
Master of Applied Epidemiology Program, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Hugh R. Taylor
Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Hugh R. Taylor
Vision CRC, Kensington, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: h.taylor@unimelb.edu.au

Competing Interests

HHL, MAD and CEM are equity holders of a spin-off company, Diagnostics for the Real World Ltd, based on rapid test technologies developed at the University of Cambridge. Both the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Trust are also equity holders of the company.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HHL HRT. Performed the experiments: C-ECM KGR HRT. Analyzed the data: C-ECM HHL HRT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: C-ECM KGR MAD HHL HRT. Wrote the paper: C-ECM HHL HRT.