Genotyping Reveals the Presence of a Predominant Genotype of Coxiella burnetii in Consumer Milk Products

J.J.H.C. Tilburg, H.I.J. Roest, M.H. Nabuurs-Fransen, A.M. Horrevorts, C.H.W. Klaassen

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Abstract

Real-time PCR shows the widespread presence of Coxiella burnetii DNA in a broad range of commercially available milk and milk products. MLVA genotyping shows that this is the result of the presence of a predominant C. burnetii genotype in the dairy cattle population.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2156-2158
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume50
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • q-fever

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