Atypical Q fever in US soldiers

Joshua D. Hartzell*, Suzette W. Peng, Robert N. Wood-Morris, Dennis M. Sarmiento, Jacob F. Collen, Paul M. Robben, Kimberly A. Moran

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Q fever is an emerging infectious disease among US soldiers serving in Iraq. Three patients have had atypical manifestations, including 2 patients with acute cholecystitis and 1 patient with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Providers must be aware of Q fever's signs and symptoms to avoid delays in treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1247-1249
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2007
Externally publishedYes


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