Clinical aspects and prevention of Q fever in animals

  title={Clinical aspects and prevention of Q fever in animals},
  author={Hermann Krauss},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
In recent years, in the Federal Republic of Germany an increase in the prevalence of Coxiella burnetii infections in cattle has been well documented and its association with infertility problems in this species has been postulated by a number of authors. Investigations on this problem have been hampered by the fact that another intracellular agent, Chlamydia psittaci, which may also cause infertility, is also highly prevalent in the cattle population. Vaccination trials with a commercial egg… CONTINUE READING