Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. The order of birds which comprises the parrots.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of birds, having the bill hooked and cered, and the feet yoke-toed; the parrots, or the parrot tribe.

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  • The bacteria, named Chlamydia psittaci and Campylobacter jejuni, are present in a major bird population and are found to be more detrimental than Salmonella.

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  • The Disease is called psittacosis - also known as parrot disease, parrot fever, and ornithosis - is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Chlamydophila psittaci (formerly Chlamydia psittaci) and contracted not only from parrots, such as macaws, cockatiels and budgerigars, but also from pigeons, sparrows, ducks, hens, gulls and many other species of bird.

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  • Chlamydophila psittaci and Campylobacter jejuni - the two pathogens found in pigeons, cause more diarrhoea than Salmonella.

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  • This leads to the hypothesis that pigeons act as asymptomatic reservoirs of Chlamydophila psittaci and

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  • Tests later revealed that the man was infected with the Chlamydophila psittaci bacteria which is common in birds but can also spread to humans.

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  • You should also avoid contact with lambs and nursing ewes while pregnant as they carry potentially harmful Toxoplasma and Chlamdia psittaci.

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  • Chlamydia psittaci infection will have history of contact with pigions, pet shops and zoo.

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  • Ego non psittacus sum, sed amici mei psittaci sunt.

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  • NGU, PID, pneumonia, L1-L3 - LGV C. trachomatis tetracycline Serologic test inhalation of dried bird feces birds Psittacosis (pneumonia) C. psittaci Treatment Diagnosis Mode of Transmission in Humans Natural Host Disease Medically Important Species

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