q fever

IPA: kjˈufˈivɝ

Root Word: Q fever


  • An infectious disease, resembling influenza, caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii (previously classified as Rickettsia burnetii).

Examples of "q-fever" in Sentences

  • Myburgh JG, Chaparro F (1989) Serological evidence of q-fever in cattle in malawi.
  • Schelling E, Diguimbaye C, Daoud S, Nicolet J, Boerlin P, et al. (2003) Brucellosis and q-fever seroprevalences of nomadic pastoralists and their livestock in chad.

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