https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-03/ehrlichiosis-detected-in-kimberley-dogs/

Exotic tick-borne disease ehrlichiosis detected in WA’s Kimberley region is a first in Australian dogs

Dogs roaming a Kimberley street

An exotic tick-borne disease, never seen before in Australian canines, has been found in a small number of sick dogs tested in Western Australia’s far north Kimberley.

Ehrlichiosis is a bacterial illness transmitted by ticks, particularly common in tropical and sub-tropical regions but this is the first time it has been confirmed in dogs which haven’t been imported from another country.

The affected dogs, in Halls Creek and Kununurra, have been treated by a private veterinarian in the region.

The bacteria, Ehrlichia canis, which causes the disease in dogs, was later confirmed through laboratory testing by the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness. (See link for article)

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