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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Pneumonia

Psittacosis is a respiratory infection due to chlamydiophila psittaci spread from birds.
Classically the reservoirs are psittacine birds such as parrots but one of the largest outbreaks in the usa was associated with the turkey processing plant.

In brief: Pneumonia

Psittacosis is a respiratory infection due to chlamydiophila psittaci spread from birds.
Classically the reservoirs are psittacine birds such as parrots but one of the largest outbreaks in the usa was associated with the turkey processing plant.
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