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Q fever: a zoonotic infection in animals

Prof. Jorgen S Agerholm

  1. Content type: Brief communication

    The northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) is an important cultural and nutritional resource for the Aleut community on St. Paul Island Alaska. In recent years, an increasing number of zoonotic pathogens have be...

    Authors: Colleen Duncan, Bobette Dickerson, Kristy Pabilonia, Amy Miller and Tom Gelatt

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014 56:67

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  2. Content type: Research

    The high prevalence of Coxiella burnetii infection in dairy cattle herds recently reported and the long survival time of the bacterium in the environment pose a risk to human and animal health that calls for the ...

    Authors: Alvaro Piñero, Jesús F Barandika, Ana Hurtado and Ana L García-Pérez

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014 56:47

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  3. Content type: Research

    Q fever is a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii. Prevalence data in ruminant species are important to support risk assessments regarding public and animal health. The aim was to investigat...

    Authors: Anna Ohlson, Jonas Malmsten, Jenny Frössling, Göran Bölske, Anna Aspán, Anne-Marie Dalin and Ann Lindberg

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014 56:39

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  4. Content type: Brief communication

    The aim was to identify risk factors associated with Coxiella burnetii antibody positivity in bulk tank milk (BTM) samples from 100 randomly selected Danish dairy cattle herds. Antibody levels were measured by an...

    Authors: Jens Frederik Agger, Suman Paul, Anna-Bodil Christoffersen and Jørgen Steen Agerholm

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2013 55:80

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  5. Content type: Research

    Coxiella burnetii is a well-known cause of placentitis and subsequent abortion in ruminants, but there are no reports on the relationship with perinatal mortality. The study was performed to determine the influen...

    Authors: Katrine T Nielsen, Søren S Nielsen, Jens F Agger, Anna-Bodil Christoffersen and Jørgen S Agerholm

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2011 53:64

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  6. Content type: Brief communication

    During recent years in Denmark higher rates of antibodies to Coxiella burnetii have been detected in animals and humans than previously reported. A study based on bulk tank milk samples from 100 randomly selected...

    Authors: Jens F Agger, Anna-Bodil Christoffersen, Erik Rattenborg, Jørgen Nielsen and Jørgen S Agerholm

    Citation: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2010 52:5

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