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BACKGROUND Little is known about the occurrence of Q fever among veterinarians in the United States. In this study, we sought to estimate the prevalence of Coxiella burnetii antibodies among veterinarians and to identify risk factors for exposure. METHODS We tested serum samples from 508 veterinarians who attended the 143rd American Veterinary Medical(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the seroprevalence of antibodies against Leptospira serovars among veterinarians and identify risk factors for seropositivity in veterinary care settings. DESIGN Seroepidemiologic survey. STUDY POPULATION Veterinarians attending the 2006 AVMA Annual Convention. PROCEDURES Blood samples were collected from 511 veterinarians, and(More)
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