Toddler treated after hosting first Australian coastal tapeworm

A tapeworm, never before found in Australian humans, has been reportedly removed from a three-year-old boy in South Australia.

Analysis at Murdoch University revealed the boy from the coastal town of Eyre Peninsula was infected with a Pacific Broad Tapeworm.

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Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics & Pathobiology), CertAqV, CMAVA, NATA Signatory.
Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist
THE FISH VET, AUSTRALIA – PERTH | MELBOURNE | TOWNSVILLE

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