Q fever in children in Greece.

  title={Q fever in children in Greece.},
  author={Helena C. Maltezou and Ioanna Constantopoulou and Constantina Kallergi and Vasiliki Vlahou and Dimitris G Georgakopoulos and Dimitrios A. Kafetzis and Didier Raoult},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={70 5},
The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence, epidemiology, and clinical manifestations of Q fever among hospitalized children in Greece. During a two-year period, 1,200 children with various clinical manifestations were prospectively tested for Coxiella burnetii infection by indirect immunofluorescence. Acute Q fever was diagnosed in eight (0.67%) patients. No chronic case of infection was detected. Multivariate analysis showed that children 11-14 years old and children reporting… CONTINUE READING

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