Q fever abortions in ruminants and associated on-farm risk factors in northern Cyprus

@inproceedings{Cantas2011QFA,
  title={Q fever abortions in ruminants and associated on-farm risk factors in northern Cyprus},
  author={Hasan Cantas and A Muwonge and Baris Sareyyupoglu and Hakan Yardimci and Eystein Skjerve},
  booktitle={BMC veterinary research},
  year={2011}
}
Background Q fever is caused by the obligate intracellular bacterium, Coxiella burnetii [1,2]. This disease is regarded as endemic worldwide, with the exception of New Zealand [3-6]. Cattle, sheep and goats are considered to be the primary source of transmission for humans [7,8]. Humans are infected mainly by inhalation of contaminated aerosols or by the ingestion of infected milk and/or fresh dairy products. In animals, Q fever is mainly subclinical but has especially been associated with… CONTINUE READING

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