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Q fever

n :  a disease that is characterized by high fever, chills, and muscular pains, is caused by a rickettsial bacterium of the genus Coxiella (C. burnetii), is transmitted by raw milk, by droplet infection, or by ticks, and is widely distributed in No. America, Europe, and parts of Africa .

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