CEVA Animal Health has published an information booklet on Q Fever to help broaden awareness and understanding of the disease.

CEVA Animal Health has published an information booklet on Q Fever to help broaden awareness and understanding of the disease.
 
Q Fever is an emerging, worldwide disease that affects goats, cattle and sheep as well as humans. It is caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii and can induce late abortions, metritis, fertility problems, mastitis and low vitality in neonates born from carrier animals.
 
The new booklet explains how the disease is transmitted, the symptoms, diagnosis and how it can be managed and prevented. CEVA already has expertise in the treatment of diseases caused by Coxiella burnetii and has developed a vaccine that has been used under temporary license to control outbreaks in France and the Netherlands.
 
To obtain a copy of the booklet please contact CEVA Animal Health Ltd, 90 The Broadway, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1EG.

The proceedings from CEVA’s recent symposium on Q fever, held in Marseilles in December 2009 are also available on request.

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