The challenge of the newest human malaria parasite. Recognition of ring forms and other stages will help differentiate from other Plasmodia.
Critical audit of serial blood film screening for malaria in Australian hospitals finds only 3.5% cases detected after negative first blood film and RDT.
5 fact summary of key points about infections caused by the mosquito-borne Ross River virus in Australia and neighbouring countries
Lab Without Walls has a team travelling from Broome to Kununurra during National Science Week, taking a molecular field lab with them. They will test mashed mosquitoes for Australian regional arboviruses an soils for the bacterial cause of melioidosis. In doing so, the team will understand how to get PCR methods going to support improvements in regional pathology services.