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Topic: about Q fever
Posted By: Guests
Subject: about Q fever
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2010 at 10:45pm
I have heard about Q fever just now.

It is really a severe illness...

Is Q fever still common today?

Do cheesemakers need to be injected Q fever bacterin?



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Posted By: Guests
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2010 at 10:46pm
Originally posted by childream childream wrote:

I have heard about Q fever just now.

It is really a severe illness...

Is Q fever still common today?

Do cheesemakers need to be injected Q fever bacterin?
 
You might find http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/qfever/ - http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/qfever/ of some interest.

M


Posted By: Guests
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2010 at 10:46pm
Hello,
Q fever is caused by Coxiella burnetti, which is used as the indicator organism for checking the efficiency of the pasteurization of milk. Prior to this, it was the tubercle bacilli which was considered as the most heat resistant pathogenic organism. Generally Q fever affects he respiratory tract...
 


Posted By: Guests
Date Posted: 22 Mar 2010 at 10:46pm
thank you for the link and information



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