Q Fever. An Emerging Disease



Raphaƫl guatteo

2013 / 134 pages / 11 x 20 cm / Hardcover / English IsBN: 978-84-94138 / ref. P32780

The aim of this book is to provide the practitioner with the most recent and best evidence information about the infection of Coxiella burnetii (Cb), causative agent of Q fever, in rumi- nants. After a brief introduction to highlight the important aspects of the bacteriology of Cb, the epidemiology and the pathogenesis is described to strengthen the key points in terms of further control strategies improvement, especially regarding prevalence and description of different putative shedding patterns. Then, the clinical course of the disease is described and the impact of Cb on reproduction disorders is detailed.


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