KEGG   DISEASE: Psittacosis
Entry
H00350                      Disease                                
Name
Psittacosis;
Parrot fever
Description
Psittacosis, also known as parrot disease, is an infectious disease caused by Chlamydophila psittaci, a gram-negative intracellular bacterium that is usually transmitted to humans from birds. Symptoms typically include high fevers, headache, myalgias, and a nonproductive cough. Although pneumonia is the most common manifestation, all organ systems can be involved.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by chlamydia
   H00350  Psittacosis
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Other bacterial diseases
   Other diseases due to chlamydiae
    1C22  Infections due to Chlamydia psittaci
     H00350  Psittacosis
Pathogen
Chlamydia psittaci [GN:chp chb cht cpsi]
Working with domestic poultry
Drug
Tetracycline hydrochloride [DR:D02122]
Doxycycline [DR:D00307]
Doxycycline hyclate [DR:D02129]
Doxycycline calcium [DR:D03903]
Minocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00850]
Demeclocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00290]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1C22
ICD-10: A70
MeSH: D009956
MedlinePlus: 000088
Reference
  Authors
Rohde G, Straube E, Essig A, Reinhold P, Sachse K
  Title
Chlamydial zoonoses.
  Journal
Dtsch Arztebl Int 107:174-80 (2010)
DOI:10.3238/arztebl.2010.0174
Reference
  Authors
Beeckman DS, Vanrompay DC
  Title
Zoonotic Chlamydophila psittaci infections from a clinical perspective.
  Journal
Clin Microbiol Infect 15:11-7 (2009)
DOI:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2008.02669.x
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