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.