Q Fever: Infection Caused by Coxiella burnetii


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Coxiella burnetii is commonly found in:

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1. How do most humans acquire Coxiella?

2. Which of the following is TRUE of Q fever symptoms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Q fever is an infectious disease caused by Coxiella burnetii. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding of this illness and the associated bacterium.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Where Coxiella burnetii is commonly found
  • How humans acquire Coxiella burnetii
  • Symptoms of Q fever
  • Treatment of Q fever

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Q fever lesson
  • Interpreting information: verify that you can read information regarding exactly what Coxiella burnetti is and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about how humans typically acquire Coxiella

Additional Learning

With the accompanying lesson, Q Fever: Infection Caused by Coxiella burnetti, you can learn more about this illness. Some of the objectives of the lesson are as follows:

  • Explain how this illness was first discovered
  • Review diagnosis and treatments options
  • Explore ways to prevent acquiring this illness