Diagnosis and Management of Q Fever – United States, 2013: Recommendations from CDC and the Q Fever Working Group


This report provides recommendations issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Q fever recognition, clinical and laboratory diagnosis, treatment, management, and reporting for health-care personnel and public health professionals. The guidelines address treatment of acute and chronic phases of Q fever illness in children, adults, and pregnant women, as well as management of occupational exposures.

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Content Author: 
Alicia Anderson, Henk Bijlmer, Pierre-Edouard Fournier
Content Source: 
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
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