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Q fever and lymphadenopathy: report of four new cases and review.
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PMID:  15368098     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of Q fever, is responsible for various clinical syndromes, but lymphadenitis has been described during Q fever in only three recent case reports. Four new cases of acute Q fever associated with lymphadenopathy are reported here, and these cases are discussed along with the three previously reported cases. Coxiella burnetii was isolated for the first time from a lymph node. Q fever should be considered an etiologic agent of lymphadenitis.
C Foucault; H Lepidi; J F Poujet-Abadie; B Granel; F Roblot; T Ariga; D Raoult
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0934-9723     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-13     Completed Date:  2005-01-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804297     Medline TA:  Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  759-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Unité des Rickettsies CNRS UMR 6020, Faculté de Médecine, Université de la Méditerranée, 27, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France.
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MeSH Terms
Coxiella burnetii / isolation & purification
Lymph Nodes / pathology
Lymphatic Diseases / microbiology*,  pathology
Middle Aged
Q Fever / complications,  diagnosis*

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