Notes on Coxiella

  >   Rahul's Noteblog   >   Notes on Bacteriology   >   Notes on Coxiella

Genus: Coxiella.

• Obligate intracellular bacteria.

Coxiella burnetii.

• Found in pregnant animals.

• Transmitted by inhalation; survives drying.

Disease:

• Q Fever: no rash; pneumonia and hepatitis; intracellular.

Labs:

• Serodiagnosis; negative Weil-Felix test.

Treatment:

• Doxycycline or erythromycin.

• Vaccinations available.

Additional Readings:

Basic Bacteriology

1. Bacterial Locations and Toxins
2. Growth Medias and Oxygen Requirements
3. Staphylococus
4. Streptococcus
5. Enterococcus
6. Bacillus
7. Listeria
8. Corynebacterium
9. Actinomyces
10. Nocadria
11. Mycobacterium
12. Clostridium
13. Neisseria
14. Pseudomonas
15. Legionella
16. Bordetella
17. Francisella
18. Brucella
19. Campylobacter
20. Escherichia
21. Shigella
22. Klebsiella
23. Salmonella
24. Yersinia
25. Proteus
26. Vibrio
27. Pasteurella
28. Haemophilus
29. Bacteriodes and Prevotella
30. Treponema
31. Borrelia
32. Rickettsia
33. Coxiella
34. Ehrlichia
35. Chlamydia
36. Mycoplasma
37. What is an ELEK's Test?
38. Causes of Orchitis
39. What is Leprosy?
40. What is Folliculitis?
41. What is Botulism?
42. How to interpret PPD (Purified Protein Derivative) results?
43. Prenatal Infections

Related Topics

1. Bacterial vs viral infections

Medical Images

Useful Medical Images & Diagrams (link opens in a new window)

Random Pages:

What is Time? Video of American Robin feeding her chicks
Rahul`s Piano Music MP3 Collection Notes on Renal/Urinary System
Notes on Development of the Breast How to interpret PPD (Purified Protein Derivative) results?
Notes on Gluconeogenesis How to Reduce Blood Pressure without Medications?
Differentiation and Anatomy of a Blastocyst Notes on Hypothalamic-pituitary system
Notes on Basic Gastrointestinal Physiology The Existence of Matter
Review of the HMT Janata Hindi Dial wrist watch What is an ELEK`s Test?
Why did I decide to become a doctor? Medical School Admissions Essay Video: Titanic Piano Theme: The Portrait
Corporate Failure: The Enron Case My Experience during the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait
USMLE Blood Lab Values Regulation of Heart Rate by Autonomic Nervous System
Images of Antibodies Video of me playing Hagood Hardy`s "The Homecoming"
Notes on Integument Differentiation and Anatomy of a Blastocyst
Notes on Cell Components Notes on Nervous Tissue
Voices from Hell: My Experience in Mussoorie, India Video of Cardiology Examination in a Clinical Setting

Please Do Not Reproduce This Page

This page is written by Rahul Gladwin. Please do not duplicate the contents of this page in whole or part, in any form, without prior written permission.