Acute, severe hepatitis due to Coxiella burneti infection

R. P. Kelly, D. J. Byrnes, J. Turner

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An unusual case of Coxiella burneti infection is described in which the patient presented with an 'acute abdomen' and marked clinical icterus. This case emphasizes that Q-fever may appear as acute hepatitis and illustrates its 'characteristic' histopathological lesions which have been recognized only recently.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-154
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Journal of Australia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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