Caused by infection with rickettsiae agent, Coxiella burnetii, Q Fever is characterized by fever with interstitial pneumonitis. Sixty percent of infected individuals are asymptomatic while other infected individuals may die from complications.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Transport Temperature: Refrigerated If Q Fever screen is positive, IgG or IgM Phase I or Phase II, the appropriate Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT Code(s): 86638 per titer performed).