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Psittacosis — also known as parrot fever, and ornithosis — is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Chlamydophila psittaci and contracted ...

Parrot Fever (Psittacosis): Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatments


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 (ornithosis, parrot fever, chlamydiosis)


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, ...

Psittacosis - parrot fever - Better Health Channel


The disease is sometimes called 'parrot fever'. Humans most commonly catch the disease from infected birds by inhaling the bacteria from shed feathers, ...

Psittacosis : OSH Answers


... genus Chlamydia. This disease can be transmitted from infected birds to humans. Parrot disease, ornithosis, and chlamydiosis are other names for psittacosis.

Bristol man diagnosed with PARROT fever caught from pet | Daily ...


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 | definition of parrot fever by Medical dictionary

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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  ...

PSITTACOSIS DISEASE - Pet Birds, Pet Parrots, Exotic Birds


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. Information about Parrot Fever and Transmission | Patient


Psittacosis is caused by infection. psittacosis Synonyms: Chlamydia psittaci infection, ornithosis, parrot fever, chlamydiosis.

Birds Kept as Pets - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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 ...

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