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.
The use of a geographic information system to identify a dairy goat farm as the most likely source of an urban Q-fever
Questions abound in Q-fever
explosion in the Netherlands.
in the Greek Island of Crete; epidemiologic, clinical and therapeutic data from 98 cases.
Rickettsia burneti: the cause of Q-fever
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Household outbreak of Q-fever
pneumonia related to a parturient cat.
An explosive outbreak of Q-fever
in Jedl'ove Kostol'any, Slovakia.
An outbreak of cat-associated Q-fever
in the United States.