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Correction to: Invasive group A Streptococcus disease in Australian children: 2016 to 2018 – a descriptive cohort study

The Original Article was published on 30 December 2019

Correction to: BMC Public Health 19, 1750 (2019)

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-8085-2

It was highlighted that the original article [1] contained an error in rates in the section “Annualised minimum incidence rate of paediatric iGAS disease”. This Correction article shows the incorrect and correct sentence. The authors would like to apologize to the readers for the inconvenience. The original article has been updated.

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The mean annualised minimum incidence rate for ATSI children (<18 years old) across the study period

was 6.7 (95% CI: 4.0–11.1)/100,000, 4.1-fold higher than for all children (1.6, 95% CI: 1.1–2.3/100,000).

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The mean annualised minimum incidence rate for ATSI children (<18 years old) across the study period

was 3.4 (95% CI: 2.1–5.7)/100,000, 2.1-fold higher than for all children (1.6, 95% CI: 1.1–2.3/100,000).

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    Oliver J, et al. Invasive group A Streptococcus disease in Australian children: 2016 to 2018 – a descriptive cohort study. BMC Public Health. 2019;19:1750. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-8085-2.

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Oliver, J., Thielemans, E., McMinn, A. et al. Correction to: Invasive group A Streptococcus disease in Australian children: 2016 to 2018 – a descriptive cohort study. BMC Public Health 21, 855 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10798-6

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