There is another different, chronic, disabling sequel to acute Q fever which takes the form of a prolonged debility and fatigue syndrome. This sequel has features in common with the chronic fatigue syndrome thought to follow proven virus infections (eg., Ross River fever, glandular fever) or virus-like episodes in which a viral cause is not established by laboratory tests. Patients suffer from an incapacitating fatigue on minor exertion, muscle and joint pains, headaches, etc

There is another different, chronic, disabling sequel to acute Q fever which takes the form of a prolonged debility and fatigue syndrome. This sequel has features in common with the chronic fatigue syndrome thought to follow proven virus infections (eg., Ross River fever, glandular fever) or virus-like episodes in which a viral cause is not established by laboratory tests. Patients suffer from an incapacitating fatigue on minor exertion, muscle and joint pains, headaches, etc

Rocky Mountain Wood Tick -  rocky-mountain-wood-tick - Dermacentor andersoni -  The Rocky Mountain wood tick transmits Tularemia, tick paralysis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Q fever, and Colorado tick fever.

Rocky Mountain Wood Tick - rocky-mountain-wood-tick - Dermacentor andersoni - The Rocky Mountain wood tick transmits Tularemia, tick paralysis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Q fever, and Colorado tick fever.

Q fever bacteria (yellow) in an infected cell Robert Heinzen, Elizabeth Fischer and Anita Mora, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Q fever bacteria (yellow) in an infected cell Robert Heinzen, Elizabeth Fischer and Anita Mora, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Brown Dog Tick -  brown-dog-tick - Rhipicephalus sanguineus -  The brown dog tick carries Q fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and other Rickettsia, Babesia and Bartonella.

Brown Dog Tick - brown-dog-tick - Rhipicephalus sanguineus - The brown dog tick carries Q fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and other Rickettsia, Babesia and Bartonella.

Lone Star Tick -  lone-star-tick - Amblyomma americanum -  The lone star tick is prevalent in the Southwest and can transmit Rickettsia, Tularemia, Ehrlichia, Q fever and tick paralysis as well as Borrelia lonestari, which causes “STARI,” an illness almost identical to Lyme.

Lone Star Tick - lone-star-tick - Amblyomma americanum - The lone star tick is prevalent in the Southwest and can transmit Rickettsia, Tularemia, Ehrlichia, Q fever and tick paralysis as well as Borrelia lonestari, which causes “STARI,” an illness almost identical to Lyme.

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