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an infectious disease of birds caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia psittaci), marked by diarrhea and wasting, and transmissible to humans in whom it occurs as a ...

Psittacosis is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Psittacosis books and related discussion.

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(Psittacosis) and Pet Birds - NASPHV
Compendium of Measures To Control Chlamydophila psittaci Infection Among. Humans (Psittacosis) and Pet Birds (Avian Chlamydiosis), 2010. National ...
psittacosis prevention checklist - NASPHV
Psittacosis (parrot fever) is a bacterial infection of humans resulting from exposure to infected birds, usually psittacine birds (e.g., cockatiels, parakeets, parrots, ...
Psittacosis/ Avian Chlamydiosis - The Center for Food Security and
be called either avian chlamydiosis or psittacosis in psittacine birds; the term avian ... Psittacosis/ avian chlamydiosis results from infection by Chlamydophila ...
2013. Psittacosis. Avian Chlamydiosis.
Psittacosis - Ohio Department of Health
ODH-IDCM. PSITTACOSIS Page 1/Section 3. Revised 1/2014.

Suggested News Resources

Exclusive street plagued by pigeon droppings in council row over 60ft 'poo
“I had the experience of the health risks associated with pigeon droppings, having been diagnosed and treated successfully in Paris with psittacosis.
Bristol bird owner contracts psittacosis from pet birds
A man from Bristol contracted a rare disease from his pet birds. Public Health England (PHE) said the confirmed case of psittacosis, which is normally an infection of birds, can cause severe health issues in humans.
Pet parrots may have caused four miscarriages in building
On the third floor, however, a cage containing parrots was found. Parrots can carry avian chlamydia (psittacosis), which can cause harm to a human pregnancy via direct contact or through the air.
Sixty foot anti-pigeon net sparks bizarre planning row dubbed 'pigeongate' by
Dr Daniel Sister, a leading anti-ageing specialist, warned that pigeon poo could lead to people catching potentially “life-threatening” psittacosis – known as Parrot Fever.
Combating Lassa Fever Pandemic

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