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The Karl McManus Foundation is for evidence-based research and clinical practice for tick-borne diseases and an advocate for better testing, treatment and education in Australia.

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OUR MISSION

The mission of the Karl McManus Foundation is to contribute to world knowledge and to improve understanding of Australia’s Lyme-like illness, and other tick-borne diseases.

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LATEST NEWS

  • Echidna Tick

Paper confirms Australian variety of Borrelia in Echidna Ticks

October 10th, 2017|2 Comments

Borrelia is a family of bacteria, a subset of which is responsible for Lyme disease. The Borrelia family also have other subsets like the Relapsing fever Borrelia and Reptilian Borrelia. While the Lyme variety of [...]

  • borrelia-burgdorferi

For people who don’t understand Borrelia

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Borrelia is the name of the family , where all other members get their DNA from. As a genus-family it has the highest number of plasmids in any bacteria known so far. Plasmids are phages [...]

  • Tick Bite Awareness

2017 Tick Bite Awareness Campaign

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

DONATE NOW   Hi there, my name is Brad Down. I have been working closely with the Karl McManus Foundation for the past year or so to help with their communications, website and social [...]

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