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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After receiving PCR results (on day 25), an approximately 200-day course of doxycycline (20 mg/kg PO ql2h) was prescribed in accordance with the primary treatment for chronic Coxiella infection in people (ie, Query [Q] fever).
Q fever endocarditis is a chronic infection caused by the zoonosis Coxiella burnetii .
Serological cross-reactions between Bartonella quintana, Bartonella henselae, and Coxiella burnetii.
We present a case of a 67-year-old male with Coxiella burnetii vascular infection of a perirenal abdominal aortic graft.
Q fever is a zoonotic disease caused by Coxiella burnetii and is usually transmitted through inhalation of air contaminated with animal excreta.
Members of ESCAR (ESCMID Study Group on Coxiella, Anaplasma, Rickettsia and Bartonella) and the European Network for Surveillance of Tick-Borne Diseases.
Coxiella burnetii es una bacteria (cocobacilo) intracelular obligada formadora de esporas causante de la fiebre Q, zoonosis que es transmitida a los humanos por aerosoles al contacto directo con animales infectados o con sus productos como leche, orina, heces, placenta, siendo esta ultima donde mayor concentracion alcanza el microorganismo.
Q fever is a zoonotic infection caused by Coxiella burnetii which is an obligatory intracellular gram negative organism (1).
g Coxiella burneti a bacteria, possible transmission through pigeon's ticks in Asia.
coli 0157:H7), Coxiella burnetii, Listeria monocytogenes, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, Salmonella spp, Yersinia enterocolitica, and certain strains of Staphylococcus aureus which are capable of producing highly heat-stable toxins.
1) analizaron sueros de personas que trabajaban en actividades agricolas en los departamentos de Cordoba y Sucre, y luego examinados por inmuno-fluorescencia indirecta (IFI) para deteccion de anticuerpos contra tres microrganismos, dentro de ellos Coxiella burnetii.