Q fever

Key Information

Appropriate Tests


Q Fever Ab (Phase 1& 2)

NAA of cardiac valve tissue (or whole blood/bone marrow) may be indicated.

Skin test prior to vaccination in abattoir workers.


See Hepatitis - granulomatous

Atypical pneumonia


Endocarditis (culture negative)

Q Fever Ab - request specific testing for phase 1 antibodies.

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