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Treatment, prevention and public health management of impetigo, scabies, crusted scabies and fungal skin infections in endemic populations: a systematic review

May, Philippa J.; Tong, Steven Y C; Steer, Andrew; Currie, Bart.J; Andrews, Ross; Carapetis, Jonathan R.; Bowen, Asha C.


We conducted a systematic review of the treatment, prevention and public health control of skin infections including impetigo, scabies, crusted scabies and tinea in resource‐limited settings where skin infections are endemic. The aim is to inform strategies, guidelines and research to improve skin health in populations that are inequitably affected by infections of the skin and the downstream consequences of these. The systematic review is reported according to the PRISMA statement. From 1759...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Tropical Medicine and International Health
DOI: 10.1111/tmi.13198
Access Rights: Open Access


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