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Helminthiasis

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Rat Lung Worm (Angiostrongylus catonensis)

Rat lung worm is not a notifiable disease. It is an extremely rare cause of meningitis in Australia and is associated with eating infected snails and slugs. Most people make a full recovery.

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Tinea - Farmer Health | Farmer Health

Tips for Tinea Tinea is a contagious fungal skin infection. Commonly affected areas include the feet (athletes foot), groin (jock itch), scalp and beneath the breasts. Tinea can be spread by skin-to-skin contact or indirectly. It is also known as...

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Pinworms | Better Health Channel

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