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Disease Psittacosis

Name Psittacosis
Synonyms Ornithoses | Ornithosis | Psittacoses
Definition Infection with CHLAMYDOPHILA PSITTACI (formerly Chlamydia psittaci), transmitted to humans by inhalation of dust-borne contaminated nasal secretions or excreta of infected BIRDS. This infection results in a febrile illness characterized by PNEUMONITIS and systemic manifestations.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D009956
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DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Chlamydiaceae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Chlamydophila Infections Psittacosis

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