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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 418-419

A Q fever case mimicking crimean-congo haemorrhagic fever


Sakarya Training and Research Hospital, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Turkey

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H T Gozdas
Sakarya Training and Research Hospital, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.90183

PMID: 22120806

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Coxiella burnetii is the bacterium that causes Q fever. Human infection is mainly transmitted from cattle, goats and sheep. The disease is usually self-limited. Pneumonia and hepatitis are the most common clinical manifestations. In this study, we present a case of Q fever from the western part of Turkey mimicking Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in terms of clinical and laboratory findings.






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