The first confirmed case of Q-fever
in China was reported in 1950.
The situation is particularly acute for minor use, minor species diseases - those which are rare in major species (such as Q-fever
in cattle) or diseases that affect minor species such as goats or ducks.
10] reported a case of prosthetic valve endocarditis due to Q-fever
, showing seropositivity to a broad range of pathogens, including B.
Vascular complications of Q-fever
infections," European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, vol.
Coxiella burnetii blood cultures from acute and chronic Q-fever
7 percent, to MSU for everything from the university's Center for Native Health Partnerships, to research into boosting humans' innate immunity, to treatments for chronic diseases such as multiple sclerosis and infectious diseases such as influenza, Q-fever
According to Dutch experts, Q-fever
is caused by bacteria (Coxiella burnetii) released when pregnant goats or sheep have spontaneous abortions.
a 1-million-liter test sphere used to study static microbial aerosols - and strapped on gas masks before breathing in Q-fever
for about five minutes.
Bacterial diseases that might be addressed include anthrax, brucellosis, cholera, plague, shigellosis, tularemia, Q-Fever
, and typhus.
Victims of a freak outbreak of Q-fever
in the Midlands could be close to finding out how they contracted the illness thanks to hospital research.
George, 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.
Among the pathogens that have been adopted as biological warfare agents are the organisms that cause smallpox, anthrax, plague, tularemia, brucellosis, and Q-fever