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Psittacosis

... psittacosis Related Category: Pathology (stk´ss) or ... parrots, parakeets, and lovebirds. psittacosis Definition: psittacosis is an infection caused by the bacterium ...

Morbid

... risk for a host of serious medical conditions. "Compendium of psittacosis (Chlamydiosis) Control, 1997." Morbid ity & Mortality Weekly Report 46 (18 July 1997): 1-13. Gregory, D. W., and W. Schaffner. " psittacosis ." Seminars in Respiratory Infection 12, no. 1 (Mar. 1997): 7-11. ...

Adenovirus

... common cold , flu ( influenza virus ), adenovirus , mononucleosis , HIV , and various others. Examples include Chlamydia pneumonia , psittacosis , Myco plasma , influenza A or B, adenovirus , and Legionella. Antibiotics will be necessary in all but the mildest cases. Symptoms generally ...

Chlamydia

... CHLAMYDIA may cause conjunctivitis (redness of the eyes ) with only mild illness and no fever . Examples include Chlamydia pneumonia , psittacosis , Myco plasma , influenza A or B, adenovirus , and Legionella. Antibiotics will be necessary in all but the mildest cases. Symptoms generally ...

Epidemiology

... College of Medicine Meredith Liss, MA, RD, CDN New York Presbyterian Hospital ... Huges, C., et al. "Possible nosocomial transmission of psittacosis ." Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology 18, no. 3 (Mar. 1997): 165-168. Organ izations ... American Family Physician , 69(5): ....

Nasal discharge

... forward and when you first wake up in the morning. Postnasal drip, sore throat , and nasal discharge usually occur ... The symptoms of avian psittacosis include inactivity, loss of appetite and ruffled feathers, diarrhea , runny eyes and nasal discharge , and green or yellow-green urine . Sick ...

Parrot Fever

... Parrot fever is a rare infectious disease that causes pneumonia in humans. It is transmitted from pet birds or poultry. Parrot fever ( psittacosis ): An infectious disease due to a bacteria ( Chlamydia psittaci) contracted from psittacine birds, especially caged birds like parrots, ...

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