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Research Article

A Novel Clinical Grading Scale to Guide the Management of Crusted Scabies

  • Joshua S. Davis equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Joshua S. Davis, Steven McGloughlin

    Joshua.Davis@menzies.edu.au

    Affiliations: Global and Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, Department of Infectious Diseases, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Steven McGloughlin equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Joshua S. Davis, Steven McGloughlin

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, Intensive Care Unit, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Steven Y. C. Tong,

    Affiliations: Global and Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, Department of Infectious Diseases, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Shelley F. Walton,

    Affiliations: Global and Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, Inflammation and Healing Research Cluster, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia

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  • Bart J. Currie

    Affiliations: Global and Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, Department of Infectious Diseases, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Published: September 12, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002387

About the Authors

Joshua S. Davis, Steven Y. C. Tong, Shelley F. Walton, Bart J. Currie
Global and Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Joshua S. Davis, Steven McGloughlin, Steven Y. C. Tong, Bart J. Currie
Department of Infectious Diseases, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Steven McGloughlin
Intensive Care Unit, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Shelley F. Walton
Inflammation and Healing Research Cluster, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: Joshua.Davis@menzies.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JSD SM SYCT BJC. Performed the experiments: JSD SM. Analyzed the data: JSD SM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SFW. Wrote the paper: JSD SM. Contributed to the final manuscript: JSD SM SYCT SFW BJC.