Chlamydia psittaci

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Noun1.Chlamydia psittaci - bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia
chlamydia - coccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract
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Abstract: We determined the prevalence of Chlamydia psittaci genotypes in asymptomatic and symptomatic birds in northeast Iran.
[12.] Compendium of measures to control chlamydia psittaci infection among humans (psittacosis) and pet birds (avian chlamydiosis), 1998.
First evidence of Chlamydia psittaci in the sable ferret (Mustella putorios furo) in Venezuela
Doctors detected Chlamydia bacteria in samples drawn from the patients and figured it was Chlamydia psittaci, a bacteria carried by birds that's known to cause a form of pneumonia called psittacosis, Ramakers said.
Prevalence of Chlamydia psittaci in the feral pigeon population of Basel, Switzerland.
It has been demonstrated that infection of monocytes and macrophages by some strains of Chlamydia, including Chlamydia trachomatis, Chlamydia muridarum, and Chlamydia psittaci, leads to IL-1[beta] secretion consequent to the activation of Caspase-1 [15].
Carlos Malbran (Buenos Aires) para confirmar el diagnostico presuntivo de psitacosis mediante deteccion de acidos nucleicos de Chlamydia psittaci por Multiplex Nested PCR.
Swerdlow et al., "Extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphomas of the ocular adnexa: multiparameter analysis of 34 cases including interphase molecular cytogenetics and PCR for Chlamydia psittaci," The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol.