chronic q fever in the united states.infections due to coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of q fever, are uncommon in the united states. cases of chronic q fever are extremely rare and most often manifest as culture-negative endocarditis in patients with underlying valvular heart disease. we describe a 31-year-old farmer from west virginia with a history of congenital heart disease and recurrent fevers for 14 months who was diagnosed with q fever endocarditis based on an extremely high antibody titer against coxiella burnetii p ...200616757641
ectoparasites and associated pathogens of free-roaming and captive animals in zoos of south carolina.a survey of ectoparasites and their associated pathogens was conducted in two south carolina zoos, from 2004 to 2007. dead, wild birds and mammals, as well as captive animals examined during routine veterinary checks constituted the study populations. ectoparasites were tested for species of anaplasma, bartonella, coxiella burnetii, ehrlichia, rickettsia, and trypanosoma. forty-six species of ectoparasites were collected from 133 free-roaming and captive hosts and their associated nesting and be ...200918973443
epidemics of q fever among troops returning from italy in the spring of 1945; clinical aspects of the epidemic at camp patrick henry, virginia. 194620994101
"q" fever--first reported case in virginia. 19705528097
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