abortion and stillbirth associated with chlamydia psittaci var ovis in dairy goats with high titers to toxoplasma gondii.during two consecutive breeding seasons in a brucellosis-free dairy goat herd, approximately 40% to 70% of the does (mean herd size, 14.5) had stillbirths or aborted. none of the does aborted or had stillbirths twice. in the first breeding season, 9 of 13 does aborted in the last 2 months of gestation. three fetuses and 2 fetal placentas from 2 does were examined. microscopic findings included severe multifocal hepatic necrosis, mild pneumonia, and mild multifocal necrosis in the brain. cultures ...19836654724
q fever--california, georgia, pennsylvania, and tennessee, 2000-2001.q fever is a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterium coxiella burnetii. the most common reservoirs are domesticated ruminants, primarily cattle, sheep, and goats. humans acquire q fever typically by inhaling aerosols or contaminated dusts derived from infected animals or animal products. its highly infectious nature and aerosol route of transmission make c. burnetii a possible agent of bioterrorism. although up to 60% of initial infections are asymptomatic, acute disease can manifest as a relat ...200212403408
study of q fever in animals and man in pennsylvania. 196113767186
prevalence and spatial distribution of antibodies to bovine viral diarrhea virus and coxiella burnetii in white-tailed deer (odocoileus virginianus) in new york and pennsylvania.significant pathogens of domestic livestock and public-health related pathogens, such as bovine viral diarrhea virus (bvdv) and coxiella burnetii, are commonly diagnosed in some wildlife species. bvdv is an economically important pathogen of domestic bovids and coxiella burnetii is a highly infectious zoonotic bacterium. as a result of recent shifting patterns of disease, it is critical that baseline information regarding the status of both significant pathogens of domestic livestock and public- ...201223082509
from the centers for disease control and prevention. q fever--california, georgia, pennsylvania, and tennessee, 2000-2001. 200212442754
q fever in pennsylvania. 196014405359
q fever; report of a case in pennsylvania. 194918122736
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