Leprosy: an uncommon infection with varied presentations

Sebastiaan J van Hal and Bernard J Hudson
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (9): .
Published online: 1 May 2006

To the Editor: Leprosy rates in Australia are low (less than one case per million population)1 and predominantly occur in Indigenous Australians and immigrants from leprosy-endemic areas.2

  • Sebastiaan J van Hal
  • Bernard J Hudson

  • Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW.



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