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Associate Professor Joshua Davis is a Principal Research Fellow with the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin and an infectious diseases physician at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle. He is the coauthor of a Short Report on the clinical experience of patients with hepatitis C virus infection among Australian GP trainees, published in this issue.

Dr Lucy Deng is a postgraduate student at the University of New South Wales. She is a coauthor of Research published in this issue on trends in hepatitis B prevalence among women giving birth in NSW.

Ms Rowena Boyd is a clinical nurse consultant at the Department of Health’s Centre for Disease Control in Darwin. She is a coauthor of a Short Report published in this issue, on the treatment of latent tuberculosis infections in the Darwin region.

Professor Cheryl Jones is president of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases, and a paediatric infectious diseases specialist. She is lead author of an Editorial published in this issue, on how a death from an untreatable infection could signal the start of the post-antibiotic era.

Death from an untreatable infection may signal the start of the post-antibiotic era cover image
The ASID perspective on the most important infectious diseases problem of 2017 and beyond
Dengue and travellers: implications for doctors in Australia cover image
Awareness of the problem is the first step towards control

As travel to Asia increases, it is vital that clinicians can recognise and manage dengue
HBV prevalence is still higher among Indigenous than non-Indigenous women, despite a successful vaccination program
Short report

Treatment of latent tuberculosis infections in the Darwin region cover image
Data sharing between states is needed to determine how many people complete treatment
The microbiology of crocodile attacks in Far North Queensland: implications for empirical antimicrobial therapy cover image
Wound infections are common after crocodile attacks and, therefore, prophylactic antimicrobial therapy is advised
Clinical experience of patients with hepatitis C virus infection among Australian GP trainees cover image
Hepatitis C can be eradicated as a public health problem — if GPs are familiar with it
Narrative review

We are diagnosing CAP too often and treating it for too long
Rickettsial infections are the most common, but ongoing research will likely reveal new tick-borne viral, bacterial and protozoal infections

Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases: low value interventions cover image
The challenge will be changing the way doctors practice so that low value intervention use decreases
Is Australia prepared for the next pandemic? cover image
Pieces of the plan are in place, but we must continue to strengthen preparedness research capacity
Translating our microbiome into medicine cover image
Integrating contemporary microbiology with new sequencing technologies will allow us to better understand our microbiome and its relationships with health and disease
Writing with light

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