First Draft Genome Sequence of a Human Coxiella burnetii Isolate, Originating from the Largest Q Fever Outbreak Ever Reported, the Netherlands, 2007 to 2010

J.A. Hammerl*, K. Mertens, L.D. Sprague, V.H. Hackert, J. Buijs, C.J. Hoebe, K. Henning, H. Neubauer, S. al Dahouk

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In 2009, Coxiella burnetii caused a large regional outbreak of Q fever in South Limburg, the Netherlands. Here, we announce the genome draft sequence of a human C. burnetii isolate, strain NL-Limburg, originating from this outbreak, including a brief summary of the genome's general features.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere00445-15
Number of pages2
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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