Serological screening for Coxiella burnetii in the context of early pregnancy loss in dairy cows.

  title={Serological screening for Coxiella burnetii in the context of early pregnancy loss in dairy cows.},
  author={Attila Dobos and Gy{\"o}rgy G{\'a}bor and Enikő Wehmann and B{\'e}la D{\'e}nes and Bettina P{\'o}th-Szebenyi and {\'A}ron Botond Kov{\'a}cs and Mikl{\'o}s Gyuranecz},
  journal={Acta veterinaria Hungarica},
Q fever is one of the commonest infectious diseases worldwide. A Coxiella burnetii prevalence of 97.6% has been found by ELISA and PCR tests of the bulk tank milk in dairy cattle farms of Hungary. The herd- and individual-level seroprevalence rates of C. burnetii in the examined dairy cows and farms have dramatically increased over the past ten years. Three high-producing industrial dairy farms were studied which had previously been found ELISA and PCR positive for C. burnetii by bulk tank milk… 

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