Q fever

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Q fever

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The terms "Q fever" returned 321 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A dynamic case definition is warranted for adequate notification in an extended epidemic setting: the Dutch Q fever outbreak 2007-2009 as exemplar.
 

Author(s): G Jaramillo-Gutierrez, M C Wegdam-Blans, R ter Schegget, J M Korbeeck, R van Aken, H A Bijlmer, J H Tjhie, M P Koopmans

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Q fever is a notifiable disease in the Netherlands:laboratories are obliged to notify possible cases to the Municipal Health Services. These services then try to reconfirm cases with additional clinical and epidemiological data and provide anonymised reports to the national case register ...

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2013

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Localizing chronic Q fever: a challenging query.
 

Author(s): Dennis G Barten, Corine E Delsing, Stephan P Keijmel, Tom Sprong, Janneke Timmermans, Wim J G Oyen, Marrigje H Nabuurs-Franssen, Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers

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Chronic Q fever usually presents as endocarditis or endovascular infection. We investigated whether 18F-FDG PET/CT and echocardiography were able to detect the localization of infection. Also, the utility of the modified Duke criteria was assessed.

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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Epidemiology of brucellosis and q Fever in linked human and animal populations in northern togo.
 

Author(s): Anna S Dean, Bassirou Bonfoh, Abalo E Kulo, G Aboudou Boukaya, Moussa Amidou, Jan Hattendorf, Paola Pilo, Esther Schelling

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Although brucellosis (Brucella spp.) and Q Fever (Coxiella burnetii) are zoonoses of global importance, very little high quality data are available from West Africa.

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2013

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The terms "Q fever" returned 35 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Q fever--selected issues.
 

Author(s): Agata Bielawska-Drózd, Piotr Cieślik, Tomasz Mirski, Michał Bartoszcze, Józef Piotr Knap, Jerzy Gaweł, Dorota Żakowska

Journal: Ann Agric Environ Med. 2013 ;20(2):222-32.

 

Q fever is an infectious disease of humans and animals caused by Gram-negative coccobacillus Coxiella burnetii, belonging to the Legionellales order, Coxiellaceae family. The presented study compares selected features of the bacteria genome, including chromosome and plasmids QpH1, ...

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2013

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Q fever in humans and farm animals in four European countries, 1982 to 2010.
 

Author(s): M Georgiev, A Afonso, H Neubauer, H Needham, R Thiery, A Rodolakis, Hj Roest, Kd Stark, Ja Stegeman, P Vellema, W van der Hoek, Sj More

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Q fever is a disease of humans, caused by Coxiella burnetii, and a large range of animals can be infected. This paper presents a review of the epidemiology of Q fever in humans and farm animals between 1982 and 2010, using case studies from four European countries (Bulgaria, France, ...

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2013

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Q fever and Mediterranean spotted fever associated with hemophagocytic syndrome: case study and literature review.
 

Author(s): M Lecronier, V Prendki, M Gerin, M Schneerson, A Renvoisé, C Larroche, M Ziol, O Fain, A Mekinian

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2013 Aug;17(8):e629-33.

 

Hemophagocytosis during Q fever (QF) and Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) is rare and only a few cases have been reported. We aimed to investigate the characteristics, outcome, and treatment of QF/MSF-associated hemophagocytosis.

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Screening Strategy for Q Fever Among Pregnant Women
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Q Fever

 

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2010

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Q Fever Vaccine
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Q Fever

 

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2014

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The Qure Study: Q-fever Fatigue Syndrome - Response to Treatment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Q Fever; Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic; Coxiella Infection

 

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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