Reducing the burden of group A streptococcal disease in the Northern Territory: the role of chemoprophylaxis for those at greatest risk

Johanna M Birrell, Bart J Currie and Vicki L Krause
Med J Aust 2023; 218 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51912
Published online: 1 May 2023

To the Editor: We thank Gibney and Steer for their editorial1 in response to our research letter,2 supporting further public health action and research into invasive group A streptococcal (iGAS) disease.

  • 1 Northern Territory Centre for Disease Control, NT Health, Darwin, NT
  • 2 Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT
  • 3 Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT

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