Q-Fever


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Q-Fever

A disease that is marked by high fever, chills and muscle pain. It is seen in North America, Europe, and parts of Africa. It may be spread by drinking raw milk, or by tick bites.
Mentioned in: Zoonosis
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Mr Ticer, who worked as a coach driver for 25 years before the illness struck, said: "When I mention Q-fever to doctors they say they have never heard of it.
Developed and distributed treatment and prevention guides for other infectious diseases such as Brucellosis, CCHF, and Q-Fever.
Dutch experts say Q-fever is caused by a bacteria called Coxiella burnetii that is released when pregnant goats or sheep have spontaneous abortions.
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Ueber eine Q-fever (Queensland fieber)--epidemie in Graubunder.
Comparison of immunofluorescence with enzyme immunoassay for detection of Q-fever.
Protracted debility and fatigue after acute Q-fever [letter].
Most patients have an uneventful recovery; however, chronic infections such as Q-fever endocarditis and chronic hepatitis are uncommon but well-documented sequelae (12).
Sera were sent to England for Q-fever antibody tests, which were not available locally.
As a result of dramatic political and economic changes in the beginning of the 19 Q-fever epidemiology in Bulgaria has changed.