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Gert van der Hoek
March 14th, 2012, 12:19 PM
Short summary of Q fever and research in the Netherlands

PRESENTATION (http://ec.europa.eu/food/committees/regulatory/scfcah/animal_health/presentations/0809032012_qfever_netherlands.pdf)

One of the research projects :

Project 4: Inventory on Q fever strains in cattle, mutton sheep,dogs and cats

Main conclusions:

��Study still on-going
��In total 431 placentas collected

●24% of cattle placentas positive
●18% of sheep placentas positive
●7% of horse placentas positive
●7% of dog placentas positive
●0% of cat and goat placentas positive