It’s back: UQ researchers track re-emergence of scarlet fever

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An international study led by University of Queensland researchers has tracked the re-emergence of scarlet fever, a childhood disease which had largely disappeared over the past 100 years. Researchers at UQ’s Australian Infectious Diseases Centre have used genome sequencing techniques to investigate a rise in the incidence of scarlet fever-causing bacteria and an increasing resistance to antibiotics.

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