About Q fever antibodies
What is Q-fever?
Q-fever or query fever is a disease resulting from infection with the bacteria Coxiella burnetii. These bacteria are usually spread to humans from cattle, sheep and goats via inhalation of contaminated dust. Individuals who work with these animals, including vets and farmers, are at the highest risk of infection.
Symptoms of Q-fever are often mild, flu-like symptoms which resolve without intervention. More severe, chronic forms of the disease can lead to major organ damage of the heart, liver, brain and lungs. Chronic cases usually occur in individuals with weakened immune systems or heart problems and require treatment with antibiotics.
Why take the test?
This test screens for antibodies produced in response to infection with Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever). It is typically used to diagnose Q-fever infection and immunity.
How it works
Purchase your Kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.
Take your test and post
Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.
Get results directly to your dashboard
You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.
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