Psittacosis

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Psittacosis
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Direct fluorescent antibody stain of a mouse brain impression smear showing C. psittaci.
ICD-10 A70
ICD-9 073
DiseasesDB 2375

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Differentiating Psittacosis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

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Case #1

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This page is about clinical aspects of the disease.  For microbiologic aspects of the causative organism(s), see Chlamydophila psittaci.

For the Patient information page for this topic, click here

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Aditya Govindavarjhulla, M.B.B.S. [2], Omodamola Aje B.Sc, M.D. [3]

Synonyms and Keywords: Parrot fever; Parrot disease; Ornithosis; Bird fever.

Overview

Patient information

Classification

Historical Perspective

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Psittacosis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Chest X Ray | CT | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1


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