Acute Q fever in pregnancy: Report and literature review

Denman, J. and Woods, M. (2009) Acute Q fever in pregnancy: Report and literature review. Internal Medicine Journal, 39 7: 479-484.


Author Denman, J.
Woods, M.
Title Acute Q fever in pregnancy: Report and literature review
Journal name Internal Medicine Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1445-5994
1444-0903
Publication date 2009-07
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2009.01933.x
Volume 39
Issue 7
Start page 479
End page 484
Total pages 6
Place of publication Richmond, Vic., Australia
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia
Language eng
Formatted abstract Acute Q fever in pregnancy is uncommon, but is probably underrecognized. It
results in a significant risk of adverse pregnancy outcome and also predisposes
to the development of chronic Q fever in the mother. Here, we review the
clinical features, epidemiology, treatment and follow-up of acute Q fever in
pregnancy. The potential for transmission of Coxiella to the neonate and
birthing suite staff will also be highlighted.
Keyword Q fever
Coxiella burnetii
Pregnant Women
Chronic Q Fever
Acute Q fever
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
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