Volume 97, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



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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  • Received : 03 Jan 2017
  • Accepted : 08 Mar 2017
  • Published online : 24 Apr 2017
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