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Chlamydophila (formerly Chlamydia) psittaci genotypes A, B, C, and a new genotype most similar to the 6BC type strain were found in 10 humans with psittacosis by outer membrane protein A gene sequencing. Genotypes B (n = 3) and C (n = 1) are endemic in nonpsittacine European birds. These birds may represent an important part of the zoonotic reservoir.
INTRODUCTION Ignatzschineria species were previously known as Schineria species and are well known inhabitants of the larvae of the parasitic fly Wohlfahrtia magnifica. CASE PRESENTATION We report a case of Ignatzschineria species bacteraemia in a Dutch patient with a wound infested with maggots. CONCLUSION In the past, these bacteria have been isolated… (More)