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EEDA Textbook References: Chlamydiosis, Avian

Acha PN, Szyfres B (Pan American Health Organization [PAHO]). Zoonoses and communicable diseases common to man and animals. Volume 2. Chlamydiosis, rickettsioses and viroses. 3rd ed. Washington DC: PAHO; 2003. Scientific and Technical Publication No. 580. Zoonotic chlamydiosis; p. 42-51.

Arizmendi F, Grimes JE, Relford RL. Isolation of Chlamydia psittaci from pleural effusion in a dog. J Vet Diagn Invest. 1992;4(4):460-3.

Becker Y. Chlamydia. In Baron S, editor. Medical microbiology. 4th ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 1996. Available at: Accessed 14 Nov 2002.

Beeckman DS, Vanrompay DC. Zoonotic Chlamydophila psittaci infections from a clinical perspective. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2009;15(1):11-7.

Beers MH, Berkow R, editors. The Merck Manual [online].17th ed. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co.; 1999. Psittacosis. Available at:* Accessed 14 Nov 2002.

Bevan R. Chlamydiosis. In: Jordan FTW, Pattison M, editors. Poultry diseases. 4th ed. London: W.B. Saunders; 1996. p. 94–99.

Bourne D, Beck N, Summerton CB. Chlamydia psittaci pneumonia presenting as acute generalised peritonism. Emerg Med J. 2003;20(4):386-7.

Broholm KA, Böttiger M, Jernelius H, Johansson M, Grandien M, Sölver K. Ornithosis as a nosocomial infection. Scand J Infect Dis. 1977;9(4):263-7.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. Psittacosis [online]. CDC; 2009 Jan. Available at: Accessed 29 Apr 2009.

Charlton BR, Bemudez AJ, Boulianne M, Halvorson DA, Schrader JS, Newman LJ, Sande JE, Wakenell PS. Avian Disease manual, 6th ed. Athens, GA: American Association of Avian Pathologists; 2006. Avian chlamydiosis; p. 68-71.

Eidson M. Psittacosis/avian chlamydiosis. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2002;221(12):1710-2.

Fraser G, Norval J, Withers AR, Gregor WW. A case history of psittacosis in the dog. Vet Rec. 1969;85(3):54-8.

Gerlach H. Chlamydia. In: Harrison GJ, Harrison L, editors. Clinical avian medicine and surgery. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders; 1986. p. 457–63.

Gresham AC, Dixon CE, Bevan BJ. Domiciliary outbreak of psittacosis in dogs: potential for zoonotic infection.Vet Rec. 1996;138(25):622-3.

Harkinezhad T, Geens T, Vanrompay D. Chlamydophila psittaci infections in birds: A review with emphasis on zoonotic consequences. Vet Microbiol. 2009;135(1-2):68-77.

Harkinezhad T, Verminnen K, Van Droogenbroeck C, Vanrompay D. Chlamydophila psittaci genotype E/B transmission from African grey parrots to humans. J Med Microbiol. 2007;56(Pt 8):1097-100.

Ito I, Ishida T, Mishima M, Osawa M, Arita M, Hashimoto T, Kishimoto T. Familial cases of psittacosis: possible person-to-person transmission. Intern Med. 2002;41(7):580-3.

Laroucau K, de Barbeyrac B, Vorimore F, Clerc M, Bertin C, Harkinezhad T, Verminnen K, Obeniche F, Capek I, Bébéar C, Durand B, Zanella G, Vanrompay D, Garin-Bastuji B, Sachse K. Chlamydial infections in duck farms associated with human cases of psittacosis in France. Vet Microbiol. 2009;135(1-2):82-9.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2006. Avian chlamydiosis. Available at: Accessed 5 May 2009.

Johnston WB, Eidson M, Smith KA, Stobierski MG. Compendium of chlamydiosis (psittacosis) control, 1999. Psittacosis Compendium Committee, National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians. .J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1999;214(5):640-6.

Magnino S, Haag-Wackernagel D, Geigenfeind I, Helmecke S, Dovc A, Prukner-Radovcić E, Residbegović E, Ilieski V, Laroucau K, Donati M, Martinov S, Kaleta EF. Chlamydial infections in feral pigeons in Europe: Review of data and focus on public health implications.Vet Microbiol. 2009;135(1-2):54-67.

National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (NASPHV). Compendium of measures to control Chlamydophila psittaci infection among humans (psittacosis) and pet birds (avian chlamydiosis), 2009. NASPHV; 2009. Available at: Accessed 6 May 2009.

Public Health Agency of Canada. Material Safety Data Sheet – Chlamydia sp. Office of Laboratory Security; 2001 Jan. Available at: Accessed 15 May 2009.

Sachse K, Vretou E, Livingstone M, Borel N, Pospischil A, Longbottom D. Recent developments in the laboratory diagnosis of chlamydial infections. Vet Microbiol. 2009;135(1-2):2-21.

Sareyyupoglu B, Cantekin Z, Bas B. Chlamydophila psittaci DNA detection in the faeces of cage birds. Zoonoses Public Health. 2007;54(6-7):237-42.

Sprague LD, Schubert E, Hotzel H, Scharf S, Sachse K. The detection of Chlamydophila psittaci genotype C infection in dogs. Vet J. 2008 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Szeredi L, Hotzel H, Sachse K. High prevalence of chlamydial (Chlamydophila psittaci) infection in fetal membranes of aborted equine fetuses. Vet Res Commun. 2005;29 Suppl 1:37-49.

Telfer BL, Moberley SA, Hort KP, Branley JM, Dwyer DE, Muscatello DJ, Correll PK, England J, McAnulty JM. Probable psittacosis outbreak linked to wild birds. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005;11(3):391-7.

Zhang F, Li S, Yang J, Pang W, Yang L, He C. Isolation and characterization of Chlamydophila psittaci isolated from laying hens with cystic oviducts. Avian Dis. 2008 Mar;52(1):74-8.

Vanrompay D, Ducatelle R, Haesebrouck F. Chlamydia psittaci infections: a review with emphasis on avian chlamydiosis. Vet Microbiol. 1995;45 (2–3): 93–119.

World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). Manual of diagnostic tests and vaccines for terrestrial animals [online]. Paris: OIE; 2008. Avian chlamydiosis. Available at: Accessed 29 Apr 2009.

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