Coxiella

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Coxiella

[‚käk·sē′el·ə]
(microbiology)
A genus of the tribe Rickettsieae; short rods which grow preferentially in host cell vacuoles.
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Phylogenetic analysis shows that avian coxiellosis agents and Coxiella burnetii, the agent of Q fever, represent 2 independent events of development of vertebrate pathogenicity in this group of tick endosymbionts.
We used indirect immunofluorescence assays to detect significant levels of antibodies to Coxiella burnetii IgG titer to phase I [greater than or equal to] 1:800), Bartonella quintana, B.
Background: Q fever endocarditis, a chronic illness caused by Coxiella burnetii, can be fatal if misdiagnosed or left untreated.
and Coxiella burnetii (phase 2 serology indicates a recent infection), which also cause culture-negative endocarditis.
The two are working to create a new way to immunize against Q fever, a disease caused by a type of bacteria called Coxiella burnetii that lives in the placentas of cattle, sheep and goats.
Coxiella burnetii is an obligate intracellular, Gram-negative bacteria that replicates inside host cell phagosomes.
During September-November 2014, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) was notified of five New York state residents who had tested seropositive for Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of Q fever.
However, a study has shown this tick to be infected with Coxiella burnetii, which can cause Q fever (Jellison et al.
Serologic test was positive for Coxiella burnetii (C.
Seroprevalence of Coxiella Burnetii in cattle farm workers in the department of Antioquia
com)-- VMRD announced today the availability of a substrate slide that can be used for the detection of antibody to Coxiella burnetii (Q fever).
Q fever is considered a worldwide zoonosis due to the intracellular rickettsia, Coxiella burnetii.