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Volume 7, Number 3—June 2001


Goat-Associated Q Fever: A New Disease in Newfoundland

Todd F. Hatchette*, Robert C. Hudson†, Walter F. Schlech*, Nancy A. Campbell*, Jill E. Hatchette*, Sam Ratnam‡, Didier Raoult§, Catherine Donovan‡, and Thomas J. Marrie¶Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; †Newfoundland Department of Forest Resources and Agrifoods, Clarenville, Newfoundland, Canada; ‡Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada; §Unite des Rickettsies, Marseille, France; ¶University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Table 1

Seroprevalance of antibodies to Coxiella burnetii phase II antigen in random blood donors from Newfoundland

Region Seropositivity no. (%)
St. John's Center 12/155 (7.7)
Cornerbrook 1/31 (3.2)
St. John's 7/57 (12.3)
Norman's Cove 4/40 (10.0)
Foxtrap 6/71 (8.5)
Conception Bay Central
2/33 (6.1)
Total 32/387 (8.3)

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