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Re: [Gnumed-devel] clinician input wanted: vaccinations

From: Syan Tan
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] clinician input wanted: vaccinations
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 01:10:04 +0000

Oops, maybe not. Google says:-

Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB)
Q Fever
Q fever is a vaccine-preventable disease which is an occupational hazard for 
those working with cattle, sheep, 
goats and kangaroos. It is an important cause of illness in meat processor 
(abattoir) workers. 

Q fever vaccination providers 
General information about Q fever

People are at risk if they are in contact with animals, particularly cattle, 
sheep, goats and **kangaroos** 
whether feral or domestic. 

Individuals and groups most at risk are:

Meat processor (abattoir) workers 

Visitors to high risk environments, such as meat processing plants, by 
electricians, mechanics, telephone 
engineers and school groups 

Sheep shearers 


Station owners 

Farm and station hands 

Wool classers 

Livestock buyers and auctioneers 

Livestock transporters 

Pelt and hide processors 

Veterinary personnel.


On Fri 16/04/10 01:00 , "Jim Busser" address@hidden sent:
> Apparently, Q fever is AU's most serious zoonotic disease and Queensland is
> its hot spot. AU even has a Q fever register
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