Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Denis Spelman

MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, MPH, is Head of Microbiology and Deputy Director, Infectious Diseases Unit, The Alfred, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria

Postsplenectomy infection Strategies for prevention in general practice

The spleen plays a crucial role in human defence against infection. Patients who are asplenic or hyposplenic are at increased risk of severe sepsis due to specific organisms. Overwhelming...

Ross River virus

Ross River virus is Australia’s most common and widespread arbovirus. It causes epidemic polyarthritis and is associated with significant morbidity and cost to society.


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