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- Takada, Ayato, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2018 v.11 no.1 pp. 40
- Coxiella burnetii; Q fever; developing countries; dogs; epidemiology; genes; goats; hosts; humans; pathogens; patients; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; public health; ribosomal RNA; rodents; sheep; shrews; Zambia
- ... Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of Q fever, is a zoonotic pathogen associated with sylvatic or domestic transmission cycles, with rodents being suspected to link the two transmission cycles. Infection and subsequent disease in humans has historically been associated with contact with infected livestock, especially sheep. However, recently there have been reports of Q fever outbreaks associa ...
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