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Psittacosis

Psittacosis: Introduction

Psittacosis: An infectious disease caused by Chlamydia psittaci and transmitted mainly by infected birds but also by some mammals. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Psittacosis is available below.

Symptoms of Psittacosis

Treatments for Psittacosis

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Psittacosis?

Psittacosis: Related Patient Stories

Psittacosis: Deaths

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Psittacosis: Complications

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Causes of Psittacosis

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Disease Topics Related To Psittacosis

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Less Common Symptoms of Psittacosis

Psittacosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Psittacosis

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Psittacosis: Rare Types

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Psittacosis: Animations

Prognosis for Psittacosis

Statistics for Psittacosis

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Definitions of Psittacosis:

Bacteria in the genus of Chlamydophila infecting primarily birds; contains eight known serovars, some of which infect more than one type of host, including humans. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Infectious disease of birds - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Psittacosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Psittacosis, or a subtype of Psittacosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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