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Substance Name: Psittacosis
ID: D009956000


  • Infection with CHLAMYDOPHILA PSITTACI (formerly Chlamydia psittaci), transmitted to humans by inhalation of dust-borne contaminated nasal secretions or excreta of infected BIRDS. This infection results in a febrile illness characterized by PNEUMONITIS and systemic manifestations.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Psittacosis

MeSH Heading

  • Psittacosis


  • Ornithosis

Registry Number

  • D009956000