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Legionella longbeachae and Legionellosis
Reported cases of legionellosis attributable to Legionella longbeachae infection have increased worldwide. In Australia and New Zealand, L. longbeachae has been a known cause of legionellosis sinceExpand
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The Role of Environmental Reservoirs in Human Campylobacteriosis
Campylobacteriosis is infection caused by the bacteria Campylobacter spp. and is considered a major public health concern. Campylobacter spp. have been identified as one of the most common causativeExpand
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Legionella detection by culture and qPCR: Comparing apples and oranges
Abstract Legionella spp. are the causative agent of Legionnaire’s disease and an opportunistic pathogen of significant public health concern. Identification and quantification from environmentalExpand
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Detection of Legionella, L. pneumophila and Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) along Potable Water Distribution Pipelines
Inhalation of potable water presents a potential route of exposure to opportunistic pathogens and hence warrants significant public health concern. This study used qPCR to detect opportunisticExpand
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A Review of Roof Harvested Rainwater in Australia
To address concern regarding water sustainability, the Australian Federal Government and many state governments have implemented regulatory mechanisms and incentives to support households to purchaseExpand
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Salmonella and Eggs: From Production to Plate
  • H. Whiley, K. Ross
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of environmental research…
  • 26 February 2015
Salmonella contamination of eggs and egg shells has been identified as a public health concern worldwide. A recent shift in consumer preferences has impacted on the egg industry, with a push forExpand
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Detection of classic and cryptic Strongyloides genotypes by deep amplicon sequencing: A preliminary survey of dog and human specimens collected from remote Australian communities
Strongyloidiasis is caused by the human infective nematodes Strongyloides stercoralis, Strongyloides fuelleborni subsp. fuelleborni and Strongyloides fuelleborni subsp. kellyi. The zoonotic potentialExpand
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Strongyloidiasis in Ethiopia: systematic review on risk factors, diagnosis, prevalence and clinical outcomes
BackgroundStrongyloidiasis is a gastrointestinal infection caused by the parasitic nematode Strongyloides stercoralis. It is estimated to infect up to 370 million people globally and is predominatelyExpand
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Strongyloidiasis: A Disease of Socioeconomic Disadvantage
Strongyloidiasis is a disease caused by soil transmitted helminths of the Strongyloides genus. Currently, it is predominately described as a neglected tropical disease. However, this description isExpand
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Mycobacterium avium complex – the role of potable water in disease transmission
Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) is a group of opportunistic pathogens of major public health concern. It is responsible for a wide spectrum of disease dependent on subspecies, route of infectionExpand
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