Q Fever is a rickettsial disease caused by Coxiella burnetii. Humans can get the disease from infected animal tissues or possibly through insect and tick bites.

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CDC: Q Fever Caused by Coxiella burnetii
Includes cause, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and significance in bioterrorism.
eMedicine - Tick-Borne Diseases, Q Fever
Article by Jonathan A Edlow, MD.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Q fever
Features cause, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, complications, and prevention.
NHS Choices: Q Fever
Provides information on this infection caused by Coxiella burnetii bacteria. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Q Fever
Information about the disease, the Q-Vax vaccine, and the Victoria, Australia Q Fever Management Program. Includes information and implementation documents for immunization providers and targeted workplaces.

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