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Title: Leishmaniasis: an overview in the context of an emerging pathogen in Top End wildlife
Authors: Markey, Peter;Whelan, Peter I
subject: pathogenicity;native animals;protozoan infections;skin;Epidemiology;Vector Control;Insects;ulcer;risk assessment
Year: 21-Jan-2009
21-Jan-2009
Dec-2003
Publisher: Medical Entomology, DHCS
Description: In 2000, investigation into an ulcerative disease in the tails of captive Red Kangaroos (Macropus rufus) resident in the Top End led to the identification of a probable Leishmania species as the cause. The discovery led to some media interest and the concern of the possibility of spread to humans. This article is a very brief overview of human leishmaniasis with the aim of informing health care professionals and the public about this disease and examining the risks to human health in the NT.
URI: http://digitallibrary.health.nt.gov.au/prodjspui/handle/10137/202
Standard no: 1440-883X
http://hdl.handle.net/10137/202
Health Protection Division
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