Master List of awareness ribbon causes letter Q. Each cause (below) has an associated color or pattern and a corresponding link to our awareness pins.
ALL CAUSES BEGINNING WITH THE LETTER Q:
Q FEVER AWARENESS RIBBON COLOR:
Zebra Awareness Ribbons for Q Fever
Q Fever is also known as:
• Q Fever Pneumonia
• Atypical Pneumonia
Subdivisions of Q Fever
• Acute Q Fever
• Chronic Q Fever
What is Q Fever?
Q Fever is an infectious disease that is spread by the inhalation or ingestion of a bacterium known as Coxiella burnetii, which belongs to the order of Legionellales. C. burnetii is spread mainly by breathing contaminated air or eating or drinking a contaminated food. Farm workers, especially those who work with animals, people who work in slaughterhouses and veterinarians are especially vulnerable to this disease.
• Bacterial Infections
Cause Classification: Medical