Coxiella


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Coxiella

 [kok″se-el´ah]
a genus of bacteria of the family Rickettsiaceae, occurring as short rods; C. burnet´ii, is the causative agent of q fever.

Coxiella

(kok-sē-el'ă),
A genus of filterable bacteria (order Rickettsiales) containing small, pleomorphic, rod-shaped or coccoid, gram-negative cells that occur intracellularly in the cytoplasm of infected cells and possibly extracellularly in infected ticks. These organisms have not been cultivated in cell-free media; they are parasitic on humans and other animals; type species is Coxiella burnetii.
See: Q fever.

Coxiella

/Cox·i·el·la/ (kok″se-el´ah) a genus of rickettsiae, including C. burnet´ii, the etiologic agent of Q fever.

Cox·i·el·la

(kok-sē-el'ă)
A genus of filterable bacteria (order Rickettsiales) containing small, pleomorphic, rod-shaped or coccoid, gram-negative cells that occur intracellularly in the cytoplasm of infected cells and possibly extracellularly in infected ticks. These organisms have not been cultivated in cell-free media; they are parasitic on humans and other animals. The type species is C. burnetii.

Coxiella

A genus of micro-organisms closely related to the Rickettsiae .

Coxiella

a genus of obligately intracellular bacteria in the order Legionellale, previously classified among the Rickettsiales but recently found to be most closely related to Legionella pneumonophila. It contains a single genus, C. burnetii, the causative agent of q fever of humans. It also infects the trophoblast cells of sheep and cattle without causing disease.
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Part 2: immunoassays for Borrelia, Coxiella burnetii - contains 3 items.
Contaminants Organochlorines Lead Mercury Disease testing Hematology Serum biochemistry Fecal and tracheal cultures General bacterial screen Coxiella burnetti Paramyxovirus-1 Avian influenza-A Sarcocystis Mycobacterium Chlamydophila psittaci Salmonella Brachyspira Mycoplasma Adenovirus
About Q Fever Q fever is a worldwide disease caused by the bacteria Coxiella burnetii.
The qPCR assays include specific chemistries for the identification of Bacillus anthracis, Francisella tularensis, Yersinia pestis, Coxiella burnetti, Brucella spp.
Q fever is considered a worldwide zoonosis due to the intracellular rickettsia, Coxiella burnetii.
Autoimmune screen and hepatitis A, B, and C, coxsackie, coxiella, cytomegalo- and Epstein-Barr virus serology was negative.
Although, Gimenez stain has been used to stain the various rickettsial bacteria such as Bartonella, Coxiella, etc (20), it has not been reported to be used for the detection of Wolbachia from mosquito ovaries.
Among the topics are quantitative mass spectrometric approaches, analyzing Francisella tularensis glycoproteins, the chemical composition and structure of Coxiella burnetii lipopolysaccharides and their role in the diagnosis of Q fever, protein microarrays for antigen discovery, and the proteome analysis of protein expression in bacteria after macrophages have ingested them.
conorii and Coxiella burnetti were also excluded on the basis of serological testing.
The study also identified distinct methyltransferase subtypes in human pathogens such as Coxiella, Legionella, and Pseudomonas.
The bacterium that causes Q Fever, known as Coxiella burnetii, is most commonly excreted in animals' urine, manure and birth material and humans are then infected when they come in contact with those materials.