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By: Briana Washington   High fever  Severe headache  Chills  Nausea  Vomiting  Diarrhea  Abdominal pain  Chest pain What are the symptoms?

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2 By: Briana Washington

3   High fever  Severe headache  Chills  Nausea  Vomiting  Diarrhea  Abdominal pain  Chest pain What are the symptoms?

4   After someone breathes in Coxiella burnetii, a bacteria in the waste of an infected animal  Or through tick bites, unpasteurized milk/dairy products What is the cause?

5  What is the frequency that this disease occurs?  Although Q Fever was very high in 2007, in 2008 it was stopped in the acute or early stages with some cases of chronic Q Fever Retrieved from:http://www.cdc.gov/qfever/stats/index.html

6   Occupation: working around animals and animal products  Location: Living near a farm or farming facility  Heart valve disease, Blood vessel abnormalities, and Weakened immune systems What are the risk factors?

7  UUsing the patient’s history and physical examination LLooking at routine blood test How is the disease diagnosed?

8   Taking a dosage of Doxycycline is recommended for adults and children or both Doxycycline & Hydroxychloroquine to treat chronic Q Fever What is the treatment?

9   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 28 Mar Web. 16 Aug  Number of U.S. Q Fever Cases. Digital image. N.p., 19 Dec Web. 16 Aug  Staff, Mayo Clinic. "Definition." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 07 July Web. 16 Aug References

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