Funding for this research was provided by:
National Health and Medical Research Council (1067192)
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Received: 15 December 2017
Accepted: 23 April 2018
First Online: 16 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for the use of shed skin crusts from the bedding of consenting patients with recurrent crusted scabies was obtained from the Human Research Ethics Committee of the Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services and the Menzies School of Health Research (approval no. 13/2027). Animal care and handling procedures used in this study followed the Animal Care and Protection Act, in compliance with the Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes, outlined by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council. The study was approved by the Animal Ethics Committee of the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (QIMRB-P352).
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