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Psittacosis

Other Names: Avian Chlamydiosis, Ornithosis, Parrot Fever
Psittacosis, commonly known as avian chlamydiosis, is a bacterial respiratory disease seen in humans, non-poultry birds, and poultry.

Disease Agents

  • Chlamydophila psittaci

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