Chlamydia psittaci

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Related to Chlamydia psittaci: Chlamydia trachomatis, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Coxiella burnetii
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Synonyms for Chlamydia psittaci

bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia


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Multi locus sequence typing of Chlamydia reveals an association between Chlamydia psittaci genotypes and host species.
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.
Chlamydia psittaci in birds may be transmitted to humans and cause respiratory infections, sometimes as severe disease.
Usefulness of ompl restriction mapping for avian Chlamydia psittaci isolate differentiation.
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).
Quantitative detection of Chlamydia psittaci and C.
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.