KEGG   DISEASE: Q fever
Entry
H00310                      Disease                                

Name
Q fever
Description
Q fever is a worldwide zoonosis caused by Coxiella burnetii, a gram-negative obligate intracellular bacterium. This infection has many different reservoirs that mainly consist of dairy cattle. Infection in humans is often asymptomatic, but may appear either in an acute form accompanied mainly by fever (self-limited flu-like disease, pneumonia, or hepatitis) or in a chronic form (mainly endocarditis).
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by other gamma proteobacteria
   H00310  Q fever
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Other bacterial diseases
   Rickettsioses
    1C33  Q fever
     H00310  Q fever
Pathogen
Coxiella burnetii [GN:cbu cbs cbg cbc]
Drug
Tetracycline hydrochloride [DR:D02122]
Doxycycline [DR:D00307]
Doxycycline hyclate [DR:D02129]
Doxycycline calcium [DR:D03903]
Minocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00850]
Demeclocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00290]
Comment
Vector: Rhipicephalus sanguineus (brown dog tick)
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1C33
ICD-10: A78
MeSH: D011778
MedlinePlus: 000611 001337
Reference
  Authors
Delsing CE, Warris A, Bleeker-Rovers CP
  Title
Q fever: still more queries than answers.
  Journal
Adv Exp Med Biol 719:133-43 (2011)
DOI:10.1007/978-1-4614-0204-6_12
Reference
  Authors
Kovacova E, Kazar J
  Title
Q fever--still a query and underestimated infectious disease.
  Journal
Acta Virol 46:193-210 (2002)
Reference
  Authors
Kazar J
  Title
Coxiella burnetii infection.
  Journal
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1063:105-14 (2005)
DOI:10.1196/annals.1355.018
Reference
  Authors
Woldehiwet Z
  Title
Q fever (coxiellosis): epidemiology and pathogenesis.
  Journal
Res Vet Sci 77:93-100 (2004)
DOI:10.1016/j.rvsc.2003.09.001
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