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Q fever: a zoonotic infection in animals

Prof. Jorgen S Agerholm

  1. Brief communication

    Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii and Brucella spp. in tissues from subsistence harvested northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) of St. Paul Island, Alaska

    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...

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

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014 56:67

    Published on: 1 October 2014

  2. Research

    Progression of Coxiella burnetii infection after implementing a two-year vaccination program in a naturally infected dairy cattle herd

    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 ...

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

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014 56:47

    Published on: 22 July 2014

  3. Research

    Surveys on Coxiella burnetii infections in Swedish cattle, sheep, goats and moose

    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...

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

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014 56:39

    Published on: 9 July 2014

  4. Research

    On-farm biosecurity as perceived by professionals visiting Swedish farms

    On-farm biosecurity is an important part of disease prevention and control, this applies to live animal contacts as well as indirect contacts e.g. via professionals visiting farms in their work. The objectives...

    Maria Nöremark and Susanna Sternberg-Lewerin

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2014 56:28

    Published on: 9 May 2014

  5. Brief communication

    Risk factors for Coxiella burnetii antibodies in bulk tank milk from Danish dairy herds

    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...

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

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2013 55:80

    Published on: 14 November 2013

  6. Research

    Association between antibodies to Coxiella burnetii in bulk tank milk and perinatal mortality of Danish dairy calves

    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...

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

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2011 53:64

    Published on: 2 December 2011

  7. Brief communication

    Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii antibodies in Danish dairy herds

    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...

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

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2010 52:5

    Published on: 21 January 2010