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Case Report: Endemic Amebiasis in Australia: Implications for Residents, Travelers, and Clinicians.

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Summary of "Case Report: Endemic Amebiasis in Australia: Implications for Residents, Travelers, and Clinicians."

Entamoeba histolytica is considered endemic in Australia; however, cases are rare, occurring almost exclusively in high-risk individuals. We describe a series of locally acquired, complicated cases in low-risk individuals from Far North Queensland in whom the diagnosis was delayed. Amebiasis may pose a greater local threat than is currently recognized.

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Name: The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
ISSN: 1476-1645
Pages: 245-247

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