Argument for Inclusion of Strongyloidiasis in the Australian National Notifiable Disease List

  title={Argument for Inclusion of Strongyloidiasis in the Australian National Notifiable Disease List},
  author={Meruyert Beknazarova and H. Whiley and J. Judd and Jennifer M Shield and W. Page and A. Miller and M. Whittaker and K. Ross},
  journal={Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease},
  • Meruyert Beknazarova, H. Whiley, +5 authors K. Ross
  • Published 2018
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease
  • Strongyloidiasis is an infection caused by the helminth, Strongyloides stercoralis. Up to 370 million people are infected with the parasite globally, and it has remained endemic in the Indigenous Australian population for many decades. Strongyloidiasis has been also reported in other Australian populations. Ignorance of this disease has caused unnecessary costs to the government health system, and been detrimental to the Australian people’s health. This manuscript addresses the 12 criteria… CONTINUE READING
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