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hyperendemic focus of q fever related to sheep and wind.q fever is a worldwide zoonosis which is caused by coxiella burnetii and presents as both acute or chronic cases. the disease can be transmitted from animal reservoirs to humans by the inhalation of infected aerosols. the authors investigated the epidemiology of q fever in the bouches-du-rhône district of southern france. the study area was centered around the small town of martigues near the cities of marseille and aix-en-provence, where the incidence of the disease seemed higher than in neighb ...199910400556
wind in november, q fever in december.q fever, a worldwide zoonosis caused by coxiella burnetii, can be transmitted from animal reservoirs to humans by the inhalation of infected aerosols. we investigated the epidemiology of q fever in the bouches-du-rhone district of southern france, particularly the role of wind and rainfall in c. burnetii transmission. during the winter of 1998 to 1999, an unexpected number of cases were diagnosed in the area. this statistically higher incidence was associated with an increased frequency of the m ...200415324547
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