Difference between revisions of "Coxiella burnetii"

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{{PSDS|Animal and human|Infection of humans usually occurs by inhalation of these organisms from air that contains airborne barnyard dust contaminated by dried placental material, birth fluids, and excreta of infected animals|The estimated case fatality rate is low,  at < 2% of hospitalized patients. Treatment with the correct antibiotic may shorten the course of illness for acute Q fever | |The acute symptoms usually develop within 2-3 weeks of exposure, although as many as half of humans infected do not show symptoms |Obligate intracellular small Gram-negative bacteria |The organism is extremely hardy and resistant to heat, drying, and many common disinfectants which enable the bacteria to survive for long periods in the environment|<br />[[Dose response models for Coxiella burnetii]] <br />Beta-Poisson: α is 0.36, N<sub>50</sub> is 4.93E+08 <br /> [[File:Betapoisson_model.jpg|thumb|left|300px]] |}}
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{{PSDS|Animal and human|Infection of humans usually occurs by inhalation of these organisms from air that contains airborne barnyard dust contaminated by dried placental material, birth fluids, and excreta of infected animals|The estimated case fatality rate is low,  at < 2% of hospitalized patients. Treatment with the correct antibiotic may shorten the course of illness for acute Q fever | |The acute symptoms usually develop within 2-3 weeks of exposure, although as many as half of humans infected do not show symptoms |Obligate intracellular small Gram-negative bacteria |The organism is extremely hardy and resistant to heat, drying, and many common disinfectants which enable the bacteria to survive for long periods in the environment|<br />[[has DR model::Dose response models for Coxiella burnetii]] <br />Beta-Poisson: α is 0.36, N<sub>50</sub> is 4.93E+08 <br /> [[File:Betapoisson_model.jpg|thumb|left|300px]] |}}
  
  
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References

http://www.cdc.gov/qfever/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coxiella_burnetii