Q fever

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an acute disease resembling influenza

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Q-fever infections usually occur in a cluster in one year and then peter out the next.
They claim GPs have no idea what Q-fever is and that hospital doctors are unable to provide effective treatment for their symptoms.
A Department of Health spokeswoman said the Government had not been involved in Q-fever investigations because inquiries were being held at regional level close to the source of the outbreak.
Kaplan and Andrew Marshall, the Japanese police discovered that the Aum included among its members skilled scientists and technicians, including some with training in microbiology, who attempted to generate weapons using anthrax, botulinum toxin, Q-fever, and even ebola.
The initial Q-fever titers were elevated, however, and convalescent serum confirmed a fourfold rise in titers from 1: 1024 on day 45 after onset of the gastroenteritis-like illness to 1:4096.
Cases of Q-fever and Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) were detected for the first time in Afghanistan, thanks to the DEWS system
Summary: A virus called goat flu, or Q-fever, has appeared in the Netherlands, raising concerns over the possibility of an outbreak of a new global pandemic while the world is still trying to curb swine flu
Other possible bioterrorist agents and diseases covered by the protocol include brucellosis, cholera, glanders, plague, tularemia, Q-fever, smallpox, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, viral encephalitis, viral hemorraghic fever, botulism, ricin, T-2 mycotoxins, and Staphylococcus enterotoxin B.
At the Kern Medical Center, we have diagnosed quite a number of cases of Q-fever because this disease is commonly found among farmers who have cattle.
Coxiella burnetii infection among blood donors during the 2009 Q-fever outbreak in the Netherlands.
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.
Investigation of a Q-fever outbreak in northern Italy.
An explosive outbreak of Q-fever in Jedl'ove Kostol'any, Slovakia.