Protocol for the systematic review of the epidemiology of superficial Streptococcal A infections (skin and throat) in Australia

Sophie Wiegele, Elizabeth McKinnon, Rosemary Wyber, Katharine Noonan

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Abstract

Objective We have produced a protocol for the comprehensive systematic review of the current literature around superficial group A Streptococcal infections in Australia. Methods MEDLINE, Scopus, EMBASE, Web of Science, Global Health, Cochrane, CINAHL databases and the gray literature will be methodically and thoroughly searched for studies relating to the epidemiology of superficial group A Streptococcal infections between the years 1970 and 2019. Data will be extracted to present in the follow up systematic review. Conclusion A rigorous and well-organised search of the current literature will be performed to determine the current and evolving epidemiology of superficial group A Streptococcal infections in Australia.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere0255789
JournalPLoS One
Volume16
Issue number8 August
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2021

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