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- Yin, Lizi, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Avian diseases 2013 v.57 no.2 pp. 242-247
- Chlamydia; Chlamydophila psittaci; aerosols; chickens; chlamydiosis; cloaca; conjunctivitis; disease transmission; ducks; dyspnea; excretion; farms; fluorescent antibody technique; genotype; histopathology; mortality; pharynx; poultry diseases; psittacosis; rhinitis; specific pathogen-free animals; staining; turkeys; virulence
- ... In commercially raised poultry, chlamydiosis mostly seems to occur on turkey or duck farms, sometimes associated with zoonotic transmission and disease (psittacosis) in humans. However, Chlamydia infections are apparently emerging in chickens, and information on the virulence of Chlamydia in chickens is limited. Up-to-date Chlamydia psittaci genotypes B and D are most frequently found in broilers. ...