Q fever is a disease caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii. C. burnetii occurs worldwide and is generally spread to humans from a range of infected animals, such as goats, sheep, cows, cats, dogs, rodents, and some birds.
Q fever in Ireland:
|Number of notifications||0||4||6||2||0|
|Crude incidence rate / 100,000 population||0.00||0.08||0.13||0.04||0.00|
Data extracted from CIDR: 02/01/2019
Last updated: 02/01/2019