Q-fever is caused by Coxiella burnetii, a Gram-negative bacterium
and Rickettsia-like organism. Transmitted from wild and domestic animals to humans, the most common route is inhalation of contaminated dust; however the oral route can be considered as a second pathway.
2014Q-fever and Australian farmers: is the health system paying enough attention? A literature reviewThe Australian Journal of Pharmacy95:64-67Go to page