Vaccine prophylaxis of Q fever. A follow-up study of the efficacy of Q-Vax (CSL) 1985-1990.

@article{Ackland1994VaccinePO,
  title={Vaccine prophylaxis of Q fever. A follow-up study of the efficacy of Q-Vax (CSL) 1985-1990.},
  author={J R Ackland and David Worswick and Barrie P. Marmion},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={1994},
  volume={160 11},
  pages={704-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the efficacy of various batches of a formalin-inactivated whole cell Coxiella burnetti vaccine (Henzerling strain, Phase 1 [Q-Vax, CSL]) in the prevention of Q fever among abattoir workers. DESIGN AND SETTING The study was a retrospective cohort survey of all employees at three South Australian abattoirs to determine the incidence of Q fever among vaccinated and unvaccinated employees during the period 1985 to 1990. RESULTS There were two cases of Q fever among 2555… CONTINUE READING

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