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Control strategies for Q fever based on results of pre-vaccination screening in Victoria, 1988 to 2001

Greig, Jane; Patel, Mahomed; Clements, Mark; Taylor, N Kathleen

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Objective: Data from Q fever pre-vaccination screening were analysed to determine the level of agreement between the two tests of immunity and between disease or vaccination history and immunity, trends in proportion of participants immune to Q fever, and the annual risk of infection. Method: Data from nearly 10,000 screening episodes between July 1988 and June 2001 on Victorian workers at high risk were assessed. Results: Most participants were male (86%) and employed in Victorian abattoirs...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80528
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

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