Three cases of imported Bancroftian filariasis in North Queensland

W. Melrose*, J. D. Smith, S. Murray-Smith, K. Zischke, J. Covey

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An imported case of Bancroftian filariasis was diagnosed during malaria screening in a Papua New Guinean student attending school in Charters Towers. Testing of a further 480 samples from PNG students in North Queensland revealed a further two cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-13
Number of pages2
JournalAustralian Journal of Medical Science
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2000
Externally publishedYes


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