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Haemolytic uraemic syndrome: A cluster of cases in early 1999 Volume 10 Issue 9

Mark Bartlett, Jeremy McAnulty, Alison Rutherford, Leena Gupta, Tass Karalis, Patrick Maywood, Greg Bell, Kylie Taylor, Michael Staff, Darlene Pennel, Valerie Delpech, Elizabeth Smedley, Des White, Lorraine Young, Stephen Crone

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 10(9) 109 - 112 Published: 1999

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Mark Bartlett

Jeremy McAnulty

Alison Rutherford

Leena Gupta

Tass Karalis

Patrick Maywood

Greg Bell

Kylie Taylor

Michael Staff

Darlene Pennel

Valerie Delpech

Elizabeth Smedley

Des White

Lorraine Young

Stephen Crone


Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS), an illness with potentially serious sequelae, is reported infrequently in Australia. This article summarises the limited NSW data available describing cases of HUS and outlines an investigation into an apparent increase in incidence of HUS in NSW in the first quarter of 1999.