C. psittaci


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Synonyms for C. psittaci

bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia

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Since parrots are part of the order of Psittaciformes which are known common carriers for C. psittaci, it is essential to know the status for the presence of the antibody to know whether the obtained hematological values are valid and if there is no current infection.
RNA sequencing identified commensal bacteria in all samples, but C. psittaci was present only in samples from patient 2 (Figure).
Despite the fact that the Psittaciformes, Columbiformes and turkeys, are the main sources of human diseases, it should be emphasized that C. psittaci has been detected in more than 460 species of birds (KALETA & TADAY, 2003).
Avian chlamydiosis (AC) refers to any infection with or disease caused by C. psittaci in birds.
Morrison, also with the Rocky Mountain Lab, went on to direct a series of studies attempting to isolate from C. psittaci the specific protein or proteins that caused the eye inflammation.
According to a study conducted by Gaede et al., [8] 24 individuals that came in close contact with infected poultry flocks during a C. psittaci outbreak in Germany were diagnosis with chlamydiosis after showing severe clinical symptoms of such as diarrhea, interstitial pneumonia, and rhinitis.
pneumoniae (30) and C. psittaci (31,32) are known to be transmissible from human to human.
A transmissao da C. psittaci ao homem ocorre principalmente pela inalacao do microrganismo presente em penas e fezes secas ou em secrecao respiratoria de aves infectadas (NASPHV, 2010).
Chlamydial antigen was detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay from both cloacal and throat swabs, but cultures for C. psittaci were not obtained.
Information on antimicrobial drug use in Psittaciformes and a C. psittaci vaccine are urgently required
Editorial Note: Psittacosis ("parrot fever") is caused by the obligate intracellular bacterium C. psittaci, which can infect a variety of mammalian, avian, and reptilian species [1].
PCR and restriction fragment length polymorphism indicated the ompA gene from the isolate was similar to that of avian C. psittaci type B.