Murine typhus: the first reported case from Victoria

Stephanie L Jones, Eugene Athan, Daniel O’Brien, Stephen R Graves, Chelsea Nguyen and John Stenos
Med J Aust 2004; 180 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb06032.x
Published online: 3 May 2004

Stephanie L Jones,* Eugene Athan, Daniel O’Brien, Stephen R Graves, Chelsea Nguyen,§ John Stenos

  • 1 Geelong Hospital, Ryrie St, Geelong, VIC 3220
  • 4 Australian Rickettsial Reference Laboratory, Barwon Health, Geelong, VIC.


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