Studies of the prevalence of Coxiella burnetii, the agent of Q fever, in the foothills of the southern Bavarian Forest, Germany.

@article{ehek1993StudiesOT,
  title={Studies of the prevalence of Coxiella burnetii, the agent of Q fever, in the foothills of the southern Bavarian Forest, Germany.},
  author={Josef Řeh{\'a}{\vc}ek and Hermann Krauss and Elena Kocianov{\'a} and Elena Kov{\'a}{\vc}ov{\'a} and G Hinterberger and Peter Han{\'a}k and V Tůma},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie : international journal of medical microbiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={278 1},
  pages={132-8}
}
In studies carried out in 1991 in the foothills of the southern part of the Bavarian Forest, in the district of Freyung/Grafenau, ticks and small mammals were collected and examined for the presence of Coxiella (C.) burnetii and sera of small mammals and cattle investigated for antibodies against this rickettsia. A total of 1716 imagines and nymphs of Ixodes ricinus were collected by flagging and 892 larvae and nymphs of the same tick species removed from small mammals. In addition to 1095… CONTINUE READING

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