the seroprevalence of ten zoonoses in two villages of crete, greece.the seroprevalence and incidence of 10 zoonoses due to rickettsia typhi, r. conorii, coxiella burnetii, burcella sp., borrelia sp., toxoplasma sp., leishmania sp., entamoeba histolytica, echinococcus granulosus and fasciola hepatica were studied in an animal husbandry and a farming village in crete, greece. the serum conversion incidence of each infectious agent was determined by testing 2 blood samples, collected in 1985 and in 1987. the surveillance was conducted using detailed transparent map ...19958549708
q fever in the greek island of crete: detection, isolation, and molecular identification of eight strains of coxiella burnetii from clinical samples.over a period of 6 years (1989 to 1995), serum samples from 3,300 patients suspected to be infected by coxiella burnetii were assayed for the presence of antibodies against antigen phase ii of the microorganism by the indirect immunofluorescence antibody technique (ifat). one hundred fifty-two cases were recorded, and blood samples from 17 patients were cultured for the isolation of the pathogen. by a centrifugation shell vial technique, eight strains were isolated from patients suffering from a ...19989650963
fourteen-year seroepidemiological study of zoonoses in a greek village.a seroepidemiological study carried out in a high-risk village in crete in 1985-1987 and 1998 showed that although the awareness of the people concerning zoonoses had increased during this period, the situation did not improve: there was a significant increase of the spread of seroprevalence in time and space of coxiella burnetii, rickettsia typhi, brucella sp., and entamoeba histolytica. toxoplasma gondii, rickettsia conorii, borrelia burgdorferi, echinococcus granulosus, leishmania sp., and fa ...200212135274
serological survey of q fever in crete, southern greece.coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of q fever, is an obligatory intracellular bacterium with worldwide distribution. the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of c. burnetii phase ii antibodies in two different groups (high and low risk) of healthy human population and investigate the epidemiological characteristics of the infection in the island of crete (southern greece). collection and testing by ifa of 493 sample sera for igg and igm antibodies against c. bumetii phase ii ant ...201222261267
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