Psittacosis — also known as parrot fever, and ornithosis — is a zoonotic
infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Chlamydophila psittaci and
Nov 10, 2016 ... Parrot fever is a rare infection caused by Chlamydia psittaci, a specific type of
bacteria. The infection is also known as parrot disease and ...
Psittacosis is an infectious disease usually transmitted to humans from birds in
the parrot family, turkeys and pigeons. Birds in the parrot family, or psittacines, ...
The disease is sometimes called 'parrot fever'. Humans most commonly catch the
disease from infected birds by inhaling the bacteria from shed feathers, ...
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Psittacosis is also known as 'parrot fever,' ornithosis, or chlamydiosis. It is a
widespread disease caused by an organism called Chlamydophila psittaci.