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Bertielliasis: A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a nematode called Bertiella. The parasite commonly infects koalas, possums and primates but can occur in humans. Transmission usually occurs through accidental ingestion of infected fleas. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bertielliasis is available below.
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