Chlamydophila psittaci DNA detection in the faeces of cage birds.

@article{Sareyyupoglu2007ChlamydophilaPD,
  title={Chlamydophila psittaci DNA detection in the faeces of cage birds.},
  author={Baris Sareyyupoglu and Zafer Cantekin and Berna Baş},
  journal={Zoonoses and public health},
  year={2007},
  volume={54 6-7},
  pages={
          237-42
        }
}
In this study, we investigated the shedding of Chlamydophila psittaci in faecal samples from cage birds using PCR testing. A total of 47 faeces samples were collected from four different aviaries. Main symptoms determined after clinical investigation and owner histories of the birds showed that the birds had respiratory system problems changing from mild to severe. They also showed conjunctivitis, diarrhoea or no symptoms at all. DNA extractions from faeces were performed with the QIAamp DNA… CONTINUE READING

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