Psittacosis - explodes o Grey-green diarrhea drop in egg...

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bacteria – chlamydial disease “parrot fever” – carried by parrots – spread by pet birds, chickens Zoonotic - mild to severe respiratory infections Transmitted = inhalation of feces or contact with nasal discharge Death can be caused by swelling of spleen + liver 
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Unformatted text preview: explodes o Grey-green diarrhea, drop in egg production, conjunctivitis Incubation = 5-10 days (could look like a cold) * Easily killed with disinfectants ORNITHOSIS - PSITTACOSIS...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course AVS 332 taught by Professor Launer during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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