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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According to Dutch experts, Q-fever is caused by bacteria (Coxiella burnetii) released when pregnant goats or sheep have spontaneous abortions.
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.
Dutch experts say Q-fever is caused by a bacteria called Coxiella burnetii that is released when pregnant goats or sheep have spontaneous abortions.
Other causes of fever that may cause fever-pulse dissociation include Legionella, psittacosis, and Q-fever. Fictitious fever is not at all uncommon.
Developed and distributed treatment and prevention guides for other infectious diseases such as Brucellosis, CCHF, and Q-Fever.
The use of a geographic information system to identify a dairy goat farm as the most likely source of an urban Q-fever outbreak.
Questions abound in Q-fever explosion in the Netherlands.
Q-fever in the Greek Island of Crete; epidemiologic, clinical and therapeutic data from 98 cases.
Rickettsia burneti: the cause of Q-fever. Med J Aust.
Household outbreak of Q-fever pneumonia related to a parturient cat.
An explosive outbreak of Q-fever in Jedl'ove Kostol'any, Slovakia.