Bilateral primary meningococcal conjunctivitis in an Indigenous child

James Sterrey, Farshad Abedi and Tim RM Henderson
Med J Aust 2018; 209 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja18.00415
Published online: 15 October 2018

To the Editor:

  • James Sterrey1
  • Farshad Abedi2
  • Tim RM Henderson1

  • 1 Alice Springs Hospital, Alice Springs, NT
  • 2 Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA



We acknowledge the assistance of the patient’s mother and clinic staff at Engawala. We also thank Brooke Taylor, from the Royal Darwin Hospital Pathology department, for assisting with Gram stain images.

Competing interests:

No relevant disclosures.


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