During the late 1920s, there was a great deal of interest in C. psittaci infections related to the ongoing pandemic of “parrot fever,” i. e., of psittacosis, caused by transmission of avian chlamydiae to humans. Small outbreaks of psittacosis/ornithosis occur constantly, particularly among shopkeepers selling caged birds, among visitors of such shops, and among persons working in the poultry industry.
KeywordsPoultry Industry Sheep Farming Tetracycline Hydrochloride Intervillous Space Chlamydia Psittaci
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