Parrot disease


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Related to Parrot disease: parrot fever, ornithosis

Par·rot dis·ease

(pah-rō'),
1. pseudoparalysis in infants, due to syphilitic osteochondritis;
2. Synonym(s): marasmus
3. Synonym(s): psittacosis

Par·rot dis·ease

(pah-rō' di-zēz')
1. Pseudoparalysis in infants, due to syphilitic osteochondritis.
2. Synonym(s): marasmus.
3. See: psittacosis
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In this report, psittacosis (also known as parrot disease, parrot fever, and chlamydiosis) refers to any infection or disease in humans caused by Chlamydia psittaci.
The vet told John that while psittacosis was a parrot disease, humans could get it.
In those days there was no trouble, though a bit later on, when the Customs got wise to it, they upped the duty and then there were these parrot diseases and they put the blocks on it altogether.