Hard bitten

Ross River virus infection makes its presence felt in mosquito-bitten population of southwestern Australia

When the wind blows – tropical cyclones

Will TC Iggy bring more cases of melioidosis to WA this year? This post looks at the link between cyclones and severe melioidosis.

Common enteric parasites

Common enteric parasites: the top ten enteric parasites of medical significance recognised in Australian centres


human myiasis, a larval infestation of skin or underlying tissues, comes in several forms – cutaneous, body cavity and accidental

Crocodile bites

Crocodile bites do more than maim or kill. Smaller bites can also cause nasty infections.