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Meaning of Q fever in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD Q FEVER

From q( uery) fever (the cause being unknown when it was named).
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PRONUNCIATION OF Q FEVER

Q fever play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF Q FEVER

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WHAT DOES Q FEVER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Q fever

Q fever

Q fever is a disease caused by infection with Coxiella burnetii, a bacterium that affects humans and other animals. This organism is uncommon, but may be found in cattle, sheep, goats and other domestic mammals, including cats and dogs. The infection results from inhalation of a spore-like small cell variant, and from contact with the milk, urine, feces, vaginal mucus, or semen of infected animals. Rarely, the disease is tick borne. The incubation period is 9–40 days. Humans are vulnerable to Q-fever, and infection can result from even a few organisms. The bacterium is an obligate intracellular pathogen.

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The definition of Q fever in the dictionary is an acute disease characterized by fever and pneumonia, transmitted to man by the rickettsia Coxiella burnetii.

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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE Q FEVER

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Synonyms and antonyms of Q fever in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «Q FEVER»

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TRANSLATION OF Q FEVER

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Q热
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fiebre Q
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Q fever
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क्यू बुखार
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حمى Q
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Ку-лихорадка
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febre Q
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la fièvre Q
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Q-Fieber
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Q熱
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Q 열병
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febbre Q
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febra Q
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Ο πυρετός Q
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Q-feber
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The translation of Q fever in German is Q-Fieber play
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «Q FEVER»

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Q Fever: The Biology of Coxiella Burneti
Q fever is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by Coxiella burnetii, which infects a broad range of hosts. This volume presents critical reviews of the biological aspects of C. burnetii.
autorJim C. Williams, Herbert A. Thompson, 1991
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Q Fever: The Disease
The first chapter is appropriately entitled "Historical Aspects of Q Fever" by Dr. Joseph E. McDade, a noted rickettsiologist. Dr. McDade leads us through the fascinating history of the early events in the elucidation of the epidemiology of Q fever ...
autorThomas J. Marrie, 1990
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Infections of the Central Nervous System
NEUROLOGIC SYMPTOMS AND SYNDROMES ASSOCIATED WITH Q FEVER Symptoms/Syndromes Situation Meningitis (aseptic) Encephalitis Meningoencephalitis Guillain-Barre syndrome Miller-Fisher syndrome Myelitis Fever and coma ...
autorW. Michael Scheld, Richard J. Whitley, Christina M. Marra, 2004
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Coxiella burnetii: Recent Advances and New Perspectives in ...
Coxiella burnetii is the etiological agent of Q fever, a zoonotic disease found worldwide.
autorRudolf Toman, Robert A. Heinzen, James E. Samuel, 2012
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NORD Guide to Rare Disorders
Chronic Q fever manifests mostly as endocarditis; less frequent are infections of vascular grafts or aneurysms, chronic hepatitis, osteoarticular infections, and chronic pulmonary infections. SYNONYM: Coxiellosis refers to infections of wild and ...
autorNational Organization for Rare Disorders, 2003
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Oxford Textbook of Medicine
Repeated passage of phase-I virulent organisms in embryonated chicken eggs lead to the conversion to phase-II avirulent forms. Antibodies to phase-I antigens predominate in chronic Q fever, while phase-II antibodies are higher than phase I  ...
autorD. A. Warrell, Timothy M. Cox, John D. Firth, 2003
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Bacterial Infections of Humans: Epidemiology and Control
Derrick, E. H., The epidemiology of Q fever, /. Hyg. 43:357-361 (1944). 91 . Powell, O.. Q fever: Clinical features in 72 cases, Aust. Ann. Med. 9:214 (1960). 92. Marmion, B. P.. Stoker, M. G. P.. McCoy, J. H., et al., Q fever in Great Britain, Lancet ...
autorAlfred S. Evans, Philip S. Brachman, 1998
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Clinical Laboratory Medicine
likely that development of debilitating chronic Q fever occurs after recovery from mild or inapparent acute Q fever after which the agent is not cleared (22 1). The persistence of C. bumetii in tissue macrophages at sites of pre-existing tissue ...
autorKenneth D. McClatchey, 2002
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Rickettsiology and Rickettsial Diseases
Q Fever during Pregnancy A Cause of Poor Fetal and Maternal Outcome Xavier Carcopino,a,b Didier Raoult,b Florence Bretelle,a L ́eon Boubli,a and Andreas Steinb aServicedeGyn ́ecologie Obst ́etrique, Hˆopital Nord, Chemin des Bourrely, ...
autorKarim E. Hechemy, Philippe Brouqui, James E. Samuel, 2009
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH: ...
A common clinical manifestation of Q fever is pneumonia (138). Atypical pneumonia is most frequent, and asymptomatic patients can also exhibit radiologic changes (usually nonspecific, but also rounded opacities and hilar adenopathy).
autorAnthony S. Fauci, Vassil St. Georgiev, 2009
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «Q FEVER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Q fever is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rural medical practices reporting increasing Q fever vaccine …
Rural medical practices are already fielding increased inquiry for Q fever vaccine after ABC television program Landline aired an investigative report. «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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The Quiet Curse
PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: Every year, hundreds of Australians are diagnosed with Q fever, a disease so serious it's a class B biological warfare threat. «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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Q fever: New push for vaccination campaign against deadly disease …
Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley has promised to keep a "watching brief" on the incidence of Q fever - an infectious disease passed from animals to humans ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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EpiVax Reports $5.2 Million for New Q Fever Vaccine Means There …
The current DTRA-funded project focuses on the development of an RNA-based vaccine that will promote protective responses against the Q fever bacteria ... «PR Newswire, Jun 15»
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MGH Heads DOD-Funded Consortium to Create Troop-Saving …
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is leading an academic and medical industry consortium driven to create a new type of vaccine to fight Q fever, ... «BostInno, Jun 15»
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Public Release: 4-Jun-2015 Massachusetts General-led consortium …
Q fever also has been the basis for biological weapons developed by the former Soviet Union and possibly by the regime of former Iraq leader Saddam Hussein. «EurekAlert, Jun 15»
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Mysterious infection from livestock robs basketball coach of ability to …
An initial diagnosis was Q fever, along with Chlamydia pneumonia. Doctors had determined that the infection attacked nerves in his brain causing a rare type of ... «Fox News, Apr 15»
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Yolanda Foster Talks Lyme Disease And RHOBH Reunion; Reveals …
You see, she also suffers from Q fever, an infection she developed from caring for a chin-sucking cow when she was 12. “A late stage chronic Lyme disease ... «Reality Tea, Apr 15»
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Rare Q fever outbreak in Brazil
Q fever is caused by the obligate intracellular pathogen, Coxiella burnetii. The disease is usually transmitted to people through either infected milk or through ... «Outbreak News Today, Mar 15»
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Q Fever vaccine crusader Professor Barrie Marmion remembered as …
The man responsible for the introduction and use of the world's only Q Fever vaccine has died at home at the age of 94. Professor Barrie Marmion, a ... «ABC Online, Aug 14»
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