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- Johnson, April J., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- BMC veterinary research 2015 v.11 no.1 pp. 186
- Coxiella burnetii; DNA; Q fever; animal health; cardiovascular diseases; cattle; chronic diseases; cross-sectional studies; dairies; dairy herds; etiology; genotype; genotyping; geographical distribution; goats; milk; monitoring; national surveys; people; planning; polymerase chain reaction; pregnancy; single nucleotide polymorphism; transposons; zoonoses; Indiana
- ... BACKGROUND: Coxiella burnetii is the etiologic agent of Q fever, a zoonotic disease causing influenza-like illness, pregnancy loss, cardiovascular disease and chronic fatigue syndrome in people. C. burnetii is considered to be enzootic in ruminants, but clinical signs of infection do not always manifest. National studies have documented the presence of C. burnetii in dairy herds in Indiana. This r ...
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