Multi locus sequence typing of Chlamydia reveals an association between Chlamydia psittaci
genotypes and host species.
Inventory of the shedding of Chlamydia psittaci
by parakeets in the Utrecht area using ELISA.
infections: a review with emphasis on avian chlamydiosis.
Characterization of avian Chlamydia psittaci
strains using omp1 restriction mapping and serovar-specific monoclonal antibodies.
The UMA vaccine technology is expected to cover all chlamydial infections, including those caused by Chlamydia psittaci
, which often results in pneumonia and endocarditis in humans, and Chlamydia pneumoniae, which is responsible for some pneumonia, bronchitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, and sinusitis.
in birds may be transmitted to humans and cause respiratory infections, sometimes as severe disease.
Usefulness of ompl restriction mapping for avian Chlamydia psittaci
Zoonotic diseases covered by the VPI Standard and Superior plans include: Leptospirosis (found in dogs); Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (dogs); Lyme disease; Pink Eye (cats); Plague (cats); Salmonellosis (birds); and Chlamydia psittaci
(birds and reptiles).
Usefulness of omp1 restriction mapping for avian Chlamydia psittaci
Quantitative detection of Chlamydia psittaci
(strain GPIC) In progress, NIH/NIAID
Compendium of measures to control Chlamydia psittaci
infection among humans (psittacosis) and pet birds (avian chlamydiosis), 2000.
Preventing chlamydia infection is especially important, because the causative organism, chlamydia psittaci
, is transferable to humans and has been known to cause serious and painful cases of conjunctivitis," Walsh said.