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[the occurrence of coxiella burnetii in sheep and ticks of the genus dermacentor in baden-wuerttemberg].this study examined the occurrence of coxiella burnetii (c. burnetii), the infectious agent of q-fever, in sheep and sheep-ticks in baden-wuerttemberg, germany, as a possible source of infection in q-fever outbreaks. using pcr, we examined a total of 1066 dermacentor ticks from 23 herds and 49 samples of tick excrement from 18 herds for c. burnetii. we found the infectious agent in one non-engorged tick and in one sample of tick excrement from the same herd, in efringen-kirchen (district loerrac ...200415568636
[environmental hygienic aspects of echinococcosis].a literature review on the current situation of echinococcosis in central europe is given. the only final host for echinococcus granulosus in this region ist the dog. the infection rate of dogs with e. granulosus in central europe is less than 1%. according to meat inspection statistics in germany less than 0.008% of sheep, pigs and horses carry larval stages of e. granulosus. parasitologically confirmed is the occurrence of a cattle-dog strain, the cysts of which were found in 0.26% of slaughte ...19921516550
[significance of causes of infectious abortion in sheep flocks in northern baden-württemberg with special reference to chlamydia psittaci].investigations on the reasons of infectious abortion cases in sheep flocks in northern parts of baden-wuerttemberg eludicate the wide-spreading of chlamydia psittaci (c. psittaci) and its significance as the most frequent cause of abortions in sheep. another important pathogen agent causing abortions is salmonella abortus ovis (s. abortus ovis) which could be demonstrated by using a serological elisa test. a less important role than c. psittaci and s. abortus ovis plays coxiella burnetii in abor ...19979092464
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