publication . Article . 2020

Q-Fever – Natural Focal Zoonosis

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  • Published: 01 Sep 2020 Journal: Эпидемиология и вакцинопрофилактика, volume 19, issue 4, pages 97-101 (issn: 2073-3046, eissn: 2619-0494, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Numikom LLC
Abstract
Relevance. Q-fever – a natural focal zoonotic disease The area of zoonosis covers all continents of the globe. The reservoirs and vectors of Coxiella burnetii are ixodid ticks and their hosts. This disease is characterized by a variety of mechanisms and ways of transmission of the pathogen to humans and animals (transmissible, alimentary, air-dust). The disease often proceeds as a fever, but the mortality rate can reach 2.8%. Aims of the review is to review the problems of Q fever from its discovery to the present. Conclusions. Despite the long history of the study of Q fever, the clinical diagnosis of cases of the disease causes great difficulties due to the pr...
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free text keywords: q-fever, coxiella burnetii, ecology, epidemiology, clinic, diagnosis, prophylaxis, lcsh:Epistemology. Theory of knowledge, lcsh:BD143-237, Transmission (mechanics), law.invention, law, biology.organism_classification, biology, Zoonosis, medicine.disease, medicine, Q fever, business.industry, business, Pathogen, Mortality rate, medicine.medical_specialty, Disease, Immunology
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