Epidemic of Processionary Caterpillar Dermatitis in Military Cadets

D Randell, M Fett, H Jenner, S Frances, D Shanks Abstract: Not all epidemics are due to infectious diseases. We report an epidemic of processionary caterpillar dermatitis occurring in military officer cadets participating in a field exercise. The risk of caterpillar dermatitis was unappreciated by those on a map exercise near Majura, despite seeing such… Read more »

In   Issue Volume 25 No. 3 .