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Q Fever MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Q Fever
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.755
Unique ID
D011778
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011778
Scope Note
An acute infectious disease caused by COXIELLA BURNETII. It is characterized by a sudden onset of FEVER; HEADACHE; malaise; and weakness. In humans, it is commonly contracted by inhalation of infected dusts derived from infected domestic animals (ANIMALS, DOMESTIC).
Entry Term(s)
Acute Q Fever
Chronic Q Fever
Coxiella burnetii Fever
Coxiella burnetii Infection
Coxiella burnetii Vector-Borne Disease
Query Fever
NLM Classification #
WC 625
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Q Fever Preferred
Coxiella burnetii Infection Narrower
Acute Q Fever Narrower
Chronic Q Fever Narrower
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