CRE Projects 2012-2018

BIS - Multi-centre Bronchiectasis Study: A collaborative and international study of Bronchiectasis in Indigenous children

Indigenous children in remote Australia have extremely high rates of pneumonia; some get better while others develop bronchiectasis (a chronic suppurative lung disease characterised by chronic wet cough). Chronic wet...

ABIS2 - Randomised controlled trial of azithromycin to reduce the morbidity of severe bronchiolitis in young Indigenous children

Bronchiolitis remains the most common acute lower respiratory tract infection (ALRTI) in infants. It causes inflammation of the small airways, increased mucous production and necrosis of epithelial tissue. In paediatrics...