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Description

Q Fever Q Fever (Coxiella burnetii)
ICD-9 083.0; ICD-10 A78

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Q fever is a disease caused by a rickettsia, which is a microscopic organism. Many kinds of wild and domestic animals as well as people can get this disease. Infected animals spread the disease by direct contact, through aerosols, or through their milk.

Last updated June 6, 2019