Coxiella burnetii Seroprevalence in Small Ruminants in The Gambia

M. Klaassen, Hendrik-Jan Roest, W. van der Hoek, B. Goossens, A. Secka, A. Stegeman

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Abstract

Q fever is a zoonosis caused by Coxiella burnetii, a Gram negative bacterium present worldwide. Small ruminants are considered the main reservoirs for infection of humans. This study aimed to estimate the extent of C. burnetii infection among sheep and goats in part of The Gambia.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere85424
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Gambia
Coxiella burnetii
Q fever
Q Fever
Seroepidemiologic Studies
Ruminants
small ruminants
seroprevalence
Bacteria
Zoonoses
zoonoses
Gram-Negative Bacteria
Gram-negative bacteria
Goats
Sheep
goats
sheep
Infection
infection

Keywords

  • hospitalized febrile patients
  • q-fever
  • domestic ruminants
  • northern tanzania
  • goats
  • netherlands
  • prevalence
  • antibodies
  • diagnosis
  • children

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Klaassen, M., Roest, H-J., van der Hoek, W., Goossens, B., Secka, A., & Stegeman, A. (2014). Coxiella burnetii Seroprevalence in Small Ruminants in The Gambia. PLoS ONE, 9(1), [e85424]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0085424
Klaassen, M. ; Roest, Hendrik-Jan ; van der Hoek, W. ; Goossens, B. ; Secka, A. ; Stegeman, A. / Coxiella burnetii Seroprevalence in Small Ruminants in The Gambia. In: PLoS ONE. 2014 ; Vol. 9, No. 1.
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In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 9, No. 1, e85424, 2014.

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