Relative contributions of neighbourhood and animal movements to Coxiella burnetii infection in dairy cattle herds.

@article{Nusinovici2014RelativeCO,
  title={Relative contributions of neighbourhood and animal movements to Coxiella burnetii infection in dairy cattle herds.},
  author={Simon Nusinovici and Thierry Hoch and Stefan Widgren and Alain Joly and Ann Lindberg and François Beaudeau},
  journal={Geospatial health},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={471-7}
}
Q fever in dairy cattle herds occurs mainly after inhalation of contaminated aerosols generated from excreta by shedder animals. Propagation of Coxiella burnetii, the cause of the disease between ruminant herds could result from transmission between neighbouring herds and/or the introduction of infected shedder animals in healthy herds. The objective of… CONTINUE READING