[Two familial cases of psittacosis].

We report here 2 cases of psittacosis in a family. In the first case, a 51-year-old woman was admitted with fever, dry cough, and a chest radiograph showed increased opacity in the right upper lung field. On a diagnosis of atypical pneumonia, minocycline was given and her clinical symptoms and abnormal laboratory data were improved. The second case was her… (More)