Psittacosis — also known as parrot fever, and ornithosis — is a zoonotic
infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Chlamydophila psittaci and
Parrot fever, also called parrot disease and psittacosis, is very rare. According to
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been fewer than 50 ...
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, ...
... genus Chlamydia. This disease can be transmitted from infected birds to
humans. Parrot disease, ornithosis, and chlamydiosis are other names for
Jun 4, 2015 ... The man, from Bristol, has been diagnosed with psittacosis - commonly known as
parrot fever, which causes fever, chills and an intolerance to ...
Parrot fever is a rare infectious disease that causes pneumonia in humans. It is
transmitted from pet birds or poultry. The illness is caused by a chlamydia, which
Sep 10, 1997 ... Only a couple of years ago someone in Australia died from an un-diagnosed
case of the disease, apparently caught from wild parrots.
Psittacosis is caused by infection. psittacosis Synonyms: Chlamydia psittaci
infection, ornithosis, parrot fever, chlamydiosis.
Apr 30, 2014 ... Parrot fever is a bacterial disease that people can get after accidentally breathing
in secretions of infected psittacine birds, including parrots and ...