Penny Hutchinson

BMed, FRACGP, MPH&TM, FAFPHM, FNZCPHM, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service, Toowoomba, Qld

Pigs, pooches and pasteurisation: The changing face of brucellosis in Australia

Brucellosis has earned its place alongside syphilis and tuberculosis as one of the ‘great imitators’ and causes of pyrexia of unknown origin.

Q fever: A rural disease with potential urban consequences

Q fever is the most commonly notified zoonotic disease in Australia, with the majority of cases reported from northern New South Wales and southern Queensland.

Southern Queensland general practitioners’ knowledge and attitudes towards Q fever and behaviours in the management of the disease

This article ascertains the knowledge of, and attitudes towards, Q fever and behaviours in the management of Q fever among GPs across rural and urban areas.