Morbidity Rates of Q Fever in the Russian Federation and European Countries: Realities and Problems

E. A. Yakovlev, S. V. Borisevich, A. Yu. Popova, E. B. Ezhlova, Yu. V. Demina
2015 Problems of Particularly Dangerous Infections  
Q fever poses a problem, both in the Russian Federation and abroad. Thereat, a new base normative document, sanitary-epidemiological regulations on coxiellosis prevention, has been developed and approved in the Russian Federation. For the first time ever in the world history, a regulated surveillance of community-acquired pneumonias, which will help to improve diagnostics of this pathology, has been introduced in our country. Quality of Q fever control directly depends on the laboratory
more » ... es, qualification of the personnel, and coordination of interagency cooperation. All these factors provide for the prompt assessment of the situation, in-time anti-epidemic measures, and forecasting of the events, which ensures the biological security of Russian Federation.
doi:10.21055/0370-1069-2015-4-49-54 fatcat:47275hsg55f5xmrjwah4j3tpv4