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Clin Infect Dis. 1996 Oct;23(4):753-5.

A dog-related outbreak of Q fever.

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Department of Family Medicine, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Abstract

Coxiella burnetii pneumonia developed in all three members of one family 8 to 12 days following exposure to an infected parturient dog. The dog gave birth to four pups; three died shortly after birth, and the fourth died within 24 hours of birth.

PMID:
8909839
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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