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Atypical pneumonia due to Chlamydophila psittaci: 3 case reports and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20669788     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chlamydophila psittaci is the causative agent of psittacosis or ornithosis. The disease is transmitted to men predominantly from birds. Most commonly noted symptoms are fever, headache and cough, but a number of other symptoms or complications may arise such as renal impairment, hepatitis or neurological symptoms. In this article 3 cases of psittacosis are presented, with a review of the literature with emphasis on laboratory diagnosis.
Authors:
A Fraeyman; A Boel; K Van Vaerenbergh; H De Beenhouwer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta clinica Belgica     Volume:  65     ISSN:  1784-3286     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Clin Belg     Publication Date:    2010 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-30     Completed Date:  2010-09-28     Revised Date:  2014-03-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370306     Medline TA:  Acta Clin Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  192-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Aged
Chlamydophila psittaci*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pneumonia, Bacterial / diagnosis*,  microbiology*,  therapy
Psittacosis / diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy

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