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.
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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.
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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.
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Coxiella

A genus of micro-organisms closely related to the Rickettsiae .
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Next, they extended their observations to demonstrate that FIASMA treatment killed the Q fever agent, Coxiella burnetii, and partially inhibited chlamydial infections in cell culture.
Coxiellosis is a worldwide zoonosis caused by a Gram-negative, obligate intracellular organism known as Coxiella burnetii.
Coxiella burnetii is found in arthropods, rodents, and other animals.
Em 1948, apos identificacao molecular, a bacteria foi descrita como pertencente ao genero Coxiella. Assim, em homenagem aos dois grupos de pesquisadores recebeu o nome de Coxiella burnetii (2,3,6).
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).
Major infectious agents of abortion in goats are Chlamydia, Toxoplasma, Leptospira, Brucella, Coxiella burnetii, and Listeria.
Harmsen, "Resident alveolar macrophages are susceptible to and permissive of Coxiella burnetii infection," PLoS One, vol.
In addition, there are rare reports of Coxiella burnetii infection presenting as mass lesions in the lung, mimicking malignant tumors radiographically [5, 6].
Q fever endocarditis is a chronic infection caused by the zoonosis Coxiella burnetii .
and Coxiella burnetii (phase 2 serology indicates a recent infection), which also cause culture-negative endocarditis.
Coxiella burnetii is an obligate intracellular, Gram-negative bacteria that replicates inside host cell phagosomes.