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Document ID (ISN)72799
CIS number 99-1006
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Guo H.R., Gilmore R., Waag D.M., Shireley L., Freund E.
Title Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii infections among North Dakota sheep producers
Bibliographic information Nov. 1998, Vol.40, No.11, p.999-1006. 55 ref.
Internet access 99-1006.pdf [in English]
Abstract A total of 17 cases of Coxiella burnetti infection were identified among 496 sheep producers, their family members and hired helpers in North Dakota, USA. The number of sheep raised was a good predictor of infection. Lambing outdoors and frequent physical contact with sheep during lambing were associated with higher risk. Q fever is now a reportable disease in this area. Topics: epidemiologic study; immunization; infectious diseases; livestock rearing; North Dakota; notification of occupational diseases; Q fever; risk factors; serological reactions; zoonoses.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; infectious diseases; Q fever; zoonoses
Descriptors (secondary) North Dakota; epidemiologic study; serological reactions; notification of occupational diseases; immunization; risk factors
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceTaiwan (China); USA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Livestock rearing
Bacterial and parasitic diseases