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Research & Reviews  480 results

Retinitis as first clinical manifestation of Q fever infection in a patient returning f...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2021.102215
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease; Espinosa-Encalada D, Copete Piqueras S et. al.

Nov 29th, 2021 - Retinitis as first clinical manifestation of Q fever infection in a patient returning from Mexico: A diagnostic challenge.|2021|Espinosa-Encalada D,Copete Piqueras S,Gómez Cortés A,Blanco Marchite CI,|

Coxiella burnetii in 3 Species of Turtles in the Upper Midwest, United States.
https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2712.211278
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Sander WE, King R et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2021 - Coxiella burnetii, the causative bacterium of the zoonotic disease Q fever, has been documented in many different species. We describe documented turtles that were PCR positive for C. burnetii from multiple locations in Illinois and Wisconsin, USA...

Rickettsial Infection
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/968385-overview

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Background Rickettsiae comprise a group of microorganisms that phylogenetically occupy a position between bacteria and viruses. The genus Rickettsia is included in the bacterial tribe Rickettsiae, family Rickettsiaceae, and order Rickettsiales. Th...

Rickettsial Infection
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/968385-print

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Background Rickettsiae comprise a group of microorganisms that phylogenetically occupy a position between bacteria and viruses. The genus Rickettsia is included in the bacterial tribe Rickettsiae, family Rickettsiaceae, and order Rickettsiales. Th...

A case of tick-transmitted Q fever in Lishui, China diagnosed by next-generation sequen...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8489766
The Journal of International Medical Research; Huang J, Wang R et. al.

Oct 1st, 2021 - Q fever is a zoonotic disease caused by Coxiella burnetii. Most patients have non-specific symptoms at onset. In addition, routine diagnostic tests for C. burnetii are not sensitive, and the bacterium cannot grow in general culture medium. The dia...

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Guidelines  1 results

Diagnosis and management of Q fever--United States, 2013: recommendations from CDC and ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23535757
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Anderson A, Bijlmer H et. al.

Mar 29th, 2013 - Q fever, a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii, can cause acute or chronic illness in humans. Transmission occurs primarily through inhalation of aerosols from contaminated soil or animal waste. No licensed vaccine is availa...

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Drugs  185 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

The Qure Study: Q-fever Fatigue Syndrome - Response to Treatment
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01318356

Jun 23rd, 2021 - Q fever fatigue syndrome (QFS) is one of the most frequent sequelae of Q fever, and constitutes a significant problem in the current outbreak of Q fever. QFS leads to substantial morbidity and has a high socio-economic burden, related to increased...

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Coxiella Burnetii Seropositivity (Q Fever) Among Adults in Western France
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03334019

May 30th, 2018 - In order to estimate seroprevalence and risk factors for Coxiella burnetii infection in humans, the investigators will conduct a cross-sectional study in three groups: blood donors at blood donation organizations (general population) beef and dair...

Laboratory Diagnosis of of Rickettsial and Rickettsia-like Diseases
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01137175

Oct 1st, 2012 - The low confirmed rickettsioses cases rate may indicate the presence of rickettsiosis other than scrub typhus, murine typhus, and Q fever. The clinical presentation of rickettsiosis is variable and atypical that laboratory confirmation is necessar...

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News  9 results

Skill Checkup: Tick Removal
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/918396

Sep 23rd, 2019 - Ticks can carry and transmit a remarkable array of pathogens, including bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsiae, protozoa, viruses, nematodes, and toxins. A single tick bite can transmit multiple pathogens, a phenomenon that has led to atypical present...

Bacterium may increase risk of DLBCL, FL
https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/187559/lymphoma-plasma-cell-disorders/bacterium-may-increase-risk-dlbcl
HT Staff

Oct 14th, 2015 - A vacuole containing Coxiella burnetii Image courtesy of NIAID The bacterium that causes Q fever may confer an increased risk of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and follicular lymphoma (FL), according to a study published in Blood. Q fever i.

Morning Break: Q Fever from Sheep Cell Shots, Dog Cloning Business
https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/generalprimarycare/53832

Oct 1st, 2015 - Five Americans developed Q fever -- a disease of cattle, sheep and goats that's an occupational hazard for farmers -- after traveling to Germany for injections of sheep cells in what is described as "live cell therapy." Discredited stem cell resea...

Morning Break: The B.O. Talk, No Love for Niacin
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/dyslipidemia/46802

Jul 17th, 2014 - How do you bring up bad body odor with coworkers? It's not easy, says NPR. (Of course, Dear Abby had this covered long ago.) There's no good news for niacin. The HPS2-THRIVE trial, reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that the co...

RheumShorts: Triple Therapy, Q Fever, and Etanercept
https://www.medpagetoday.com/rheumatology/generalrheumatology/45672

May 8th, 2014 - Action Points Treatment goals are attained more quickly and maintained with fewer treatment intensifications with initial triple disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug therapy with initial methotrexate monotherapy, a study found. Another study has ...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →