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Public health concern as superbug breaches Australia’s final drug defence

October 27th, 2016

A highly resistant form of Salmonella has been found in a cat

The first evidence of a superbug in a domestic cat that could infect humans and livestock has been discovered in Australia. The Salmonella strain is resistant to carbapenems, a drug used as the last line of defence in Australian hospitals. Experts believe this resistance may pose a serious threat to public health.

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Researchers closer to ending debate around Lyme disease and ticks in Australia

June 29th, 2015

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As debate surrounding whether Lyme disease is associated with tick bites in Australia continues to rage, a team of Murdoch University researchers, together with colleagues at the University of Sydney and Curtin University, have made a discovery that helps solve part of the puzzle.

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New study to help Chinese postgrads adapt in Australia

April 3rd, 2013

Associate Professor Christine Daymon is leading a team who is researching ways to help Chinese communication students adapt to postgraduate study in Australian universities.

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University mourns passing of Arthur Beacham

June 13th, 2012

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton celebrates the Murdoch life of Professor Arthur Beacham, who served as Deputy Vice Chancellor and Acting Vice Chancellor (1976-79).

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