Psittacosis

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Psittacosis

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The terms "Psittacosis" returned 95 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Temporal and spatial analysis of psittacosis in association with poultry farming in the Netherlands, 2000-2015.
 

Author(s): Lenny Hogerwerf, Manon M C Holstege, Elisa BenincĂ , Frederika Dijkstra, Wim van der Hoek

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Human psittacosis is a highly under diagnosed zoonotic disease, commonly linked to psittacine birds. Psittacosis in birds, also known as avian chlamydiosis, is endemic in poultry, but the risk for people living close to poultry farms is unknown. Therefore, our study aimed to explore ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Multilocus sequence typing identifies an avian-like Chlamydia psittaci strain involved in equine placentitis and associated with subsequent human psittacosis.
 

Author(s): Martina Jelocnik, James Branley, Jane Heller, Shane Raidal, Susan Alderson, Francesca Galea, Melinda Gabor, Adam Polkinghorne

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Outbreak of psittacosis in a group of women exposed to Chlamydia psittaci-infected chickens.
 

Author(s): K Laroucau, R Aaziz, L Meurice, V Servas, I Chossat, H Royer, B de Barbeyrac, V Vaillant, J L Moyen, F Meziani, K Sachse, P Rolland

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Eight cases of psittacosis due to Chlamydia psittaci were identified in May 2013 among 15 individuals involved in chicken gutting activities on a mixed poultry farm in France. All cases were women between 42 and 67 years-old. Cases were diagnosed by serology and PCR of respiratory ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Psittacosis" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Laboratory methods for case finding in human psittacosis outbreaks: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Annelies A Nieuwenhuizen, Frederika Dijkstra, Daan W Notermans, Wim van der Hoek

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Psittacosis outbreak investigations require rapid identification of cases in order to trace possible sources and perform public health risk assessments. In recent outbreaks in the Netherlands, such investigations were hampered by the non-specificity of laboratory testing methods to ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Neurological complications in psittacosis: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): P Hughes, K Chidley, J Cowie

Journal: Respir Med. 1995 Oct;89(9):637-8.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Recent status of psittacosis infection (review) (author's transl)].
 

Author(s): K Jo

Journal: Uirusu. 1981 Jun;31(1):21-32.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Anti-chlamydophila Antibiotic Combination Therapy in the Treatment of Patients With Coronary Heart Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Coronary Heart Disease; Chlamydophila Pneumoniae Infections

 

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2018

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