Psittacosis: An infectious disease caused by Chlamydia psittaci and transmitted mainly by infected birds but also by some mammals.
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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
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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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