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mycobacterium [2019/11/01 10:29]
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mycobacterium [2021/02/23 16:42] (current)
gary1 [Mycobacterium ulcerans]
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   *diagnoses in Victoria have increased from 89 in 2014 to 336 in 2018 (([[https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-30/buruli-ulcer-flesh-eating-bacteria-cases-surge-in-victoria/10647126]]))   *diagnoses in Victoria have increased from 89 in 2014 to 336 in 2018 (([[https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-30/buruli-ulcer-flesh-eating-bacteria-cases-surge-in-victoria/10647126]]))
   *in 2019, cases were also being reported in Belmont and in Airey's Inlet   *in 2019, cases were also being reported in Belmont and in Airey's Inlet
 +  *in 2021, cases were reported in the Essendon, Moonee Ponds and Brunswick West areas from an apparently common source
   *little is known of where it resides (presumably in the soil, appears to be associated with swampy or stagnant water, and/or coastal vegetation, and outbreaks tend to occur following flooding) or how it is contracted (perhaps via mosquito bites), or how it is spreading, although it is known that it can also infect koalas and possums which may be a reservoir   *little is known of where it resides (presumably in the soil, appears to be associated with swampy or stagnant water, and/or coastal vegetation, and outbreaks tend to occur following flooding) or how it is contracted (perhaps via mosquito bites), or how it is spreading, although it is known that it can also infect koalas and possums which may be a reservoir
   *incubation period 4wks-9 months (median 4-5 months)   *incubation period 4wks-9 months (median 4-5 months)
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