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Coxiella burnetii: Recent Advances and New Perspectives in Research of the Q Fever Bacterium

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    Chapter 1 History and Prospects of Coxiella burnetii Research
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    Chapter 2 Phylogenetic Diversity, Virulence and Comparative Genomics
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    Chapter 3 Defense Mechanisms Against Oxidative Stress in Coxiella burnetii: Adaptation to a Unique Intracellular Niche
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    Chapter 4 Lipopolysaccharide of Coxiella burnetii
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    Chapter 5 Components of Protective Immunity
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    Chapter 6 Coxiella burnetii: Recent Advances and New Perspectives in Research of the Q Fever Bacterium
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    Chapter 7 Coxiella Subversion of Intracellular Host Signaling
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    Chapter 8 The Coxiella burnetii Parasitophorous Vacuole.
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    Chapter 9 Coxiella burnetii: Recent Advances and New Perspectives in Research of the Q Fever Bacterium
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    Chapter 10 Role of Lipids in Coxiella burnetii Infection
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    Chapter 11 Axenic Growth of Coxiella burnetii
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    Chapter 12 Developmental Biology of Coxiella burnetii
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    Chapter 13 Genetic Manipulation of Coxiella burnetii
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    Chapter 14 Role of Innate and Adaptive Immunity in the Control of Q Fever
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    Chapter 15 Immune Response and Coxiella burnetii Invasion
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    Chapter 16 Antigenic Analysis for Vaccines and Diagnostics
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    Chapter 17 Epidemic Q Fever in Humans in the Netherlands
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    Chapter 18 Coxiella-like Endosymbionts.
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    Chapter 19 Molecular Typing of Coxiella burnetii (Q Fever).
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Chapter title
Coxiella-like Endosymbionts.
Chapter number 18
Book title
Coxiella burnetii: Recent Advances and New Perspectives in Research of the Q Fever Bacterium
Published in
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, June 2012
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-4315-1_18
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Book ISBNs
978-9-40-074314-4, 978-9-40-074315-1
Authors

Zhong J, Jianmin Zhong, Zhong, Jianmin

Abstract

In the past two decades, many Coxiella-like bacteria have been found in hard ticks and soft ticks as well as in vertebrate hosts. It is interesting to note that many ticks harbor Coxiella-like bacteria with high prevalence. Coxiella-like bacteria and virulent Coxiella burnetii have high homology to each other; they form a monophyletic clade based on 16S rRNA sequence data and subsequent phylogenetic tree analyses. In this chapter, methods of detection, phylogeny, prevalence and density, distribution in tick organs, transmission routes, bacteria-host interactions, and putative functions of the Coxiella-like bacteria are reviewed.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 28 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 6 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 18%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 14%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 1 4%
Student > Bachelor 1 4%
Other 6 21%
Unknown 5 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 29%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 18%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 4 14%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 7%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 6 21%

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