Q fever cases at a North Queensland centre during 1994-2006

Gale, M., Ketheesan, N., Govan, B., Kennedy, R.L., and Norton, R. (2007) Q fever cases at a North Queensland centre during 1994-2006. Internal Medicine Journal, 37 (9). pp. 644-646.

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This study reviewed the epidemiological features, management and outcomes of patients with Q fever treated at a tertiary facility in North Queensland during the period from July 1994 to January 2006. Twenty-seven patients were identified. Our findings were consistent with the observations about Q fever that have been made in other regions of Australia. A diagnosis of Q fever should be considered in patients with a non-specific febrile illness.

Item ID: 2321
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1445-5994
Keywords: Q fever; Coxiella burnetti; Queensland; Australia; zoonosis
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2009 22:25
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110309 Infectious Diseases @ 50%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0605 Microbiology > 060599 Microbiology not elsewhere classified @ 25%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1108 Medical Microbiology > 110801 Medical Bacteriology @ 25%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920109 Infectious Diseases @ 100%
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