The Clinical Takeaway: Q fever – Indications for testing

Description

In this episode:

 
– Prevaccination Screen
– Acute Q fever
– Post-acute Q fever monitoring (particularly where there is a risk of developing chronic infection)
– Investigation for chronic (focal persistent) infection Q fever
– Monitoring treatment for chronic Q fever (during and post-treatment relapse)

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 27 mins

 

Guest: Dr Jenny Robson, Microbiologist; Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology’s, department of Microbiology and Molecular Pathology

 

Recommended Resources:

 

Q Fever National Guidelines for Public Health Laboratories
Sequiris (CSL)
Q Fever Register
QFIG – Q fever interest group: in evolution EOI email [email protected]

 
 
 

 

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