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Volume 11, Number 4—April 2005

Dispatch

Coxiella burnetii in Bulk Tank Milk Samples, United States

Sung Guk Kim*Comments to Author , Eun Hee Kim*Comments to Author , Caroline J. Lafferty*, and Edward Dubovi*
Author affiliations: *Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

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Table 1

Prevalence of Q fever in bulk tank milk of U.S. dairy herds (2001–2003)

Year State No. of samples Positive (%) Negative (%)
2001 New York State 20 18 (90.0) 2 (10.0)
Other states* 24 23 (95.8) 1 (4.2)
Subtotal 44 41 (93.2) 3 (6.8)
2002 New York State 61 58 (95.1) 3 (4.9)
Other states* 60 56 (93.3) 4 (6.7)
Subtotal 121 114 (94.2) 7 (5.8)
2003 New York State 43 40 (93.0) 3 (7.0)
Other states* 108 103 (95.4) 5 (4.6)
Subtotal 151 143 (94.7) 8 (5.3)

Total
316
298 (94.3)
18 (5.7)
*CA, CT, CO, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, OH, PA, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI.

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