Jump to Main Content
- Johnson, April J., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Preventive veterinary medicine 2016 v.126 pp. 131-137
- Coxiella burnetii; DNA; Q fever; blood serum; cross-sectional studies; dairy breeds; diagnostic techniques; disease outbreaks; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; equations; etiology; farms; goat breeds; goat milk; goats; herds; meat; models; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; risk factors; screening; seroprevalence; zoonoses; Indiana
- ... Coxiella burnetii is the etiologic agent of the zoonotic disease Q fever and is considered to be endemic in domestic ruminants. Small ruminants in particular are important reservoirs for human infection. Serologic and molecular methods are both available for diagnosis of infection with C. burnetii, but there has been little research evaluating the prevalence of this organism in small ruminants out ...