34. Coxiella burnetii Infection

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén2,3,
  2. J. Paul Duff4 and
  3. Anna Meredith5
  1. Francisco Ruiz-Fons PhD

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch34

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Ruiz-Fons, F. (2012) Coxiella burnetii Infection, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 3

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 5

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC (CSIC-UCLM-JCCM), Ciudad Real, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442



  • Coxiella burnetii infection;
  • Coxiella burnetii, causal agents of Q fever, affecting humans/animals;
  • Coxiella burnetii, previously as Rickettsia diaporica, Gram-negative;
  • Coxiella burnetii, ubiquitous infectious agents worldwide;
  • C. burnetii infection, in ruminants, suids, carnivores;
  • human outbreak of Q fever, linking seasons;
  • acute Q fever in abortion/stillbirth, detection of C. burnetii;
  • Q fever, emergent or re-emergent disease;
  • Coxiella burnetii, impact on livestock reproductive system


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