Psittacosis outbreak after participation in a bird fair, Western France, December 2008

@article{Belchior2011PsittacosisOA,
  title={Psittacosis outbreak after participation in a bird fair, Western France, December 2008},
  author={Emmanuel Belchior and Delphine Barataud and R. Ollivier and Isabelle Capek and Karine Laroucau and Bertille de Barbeyrac and Bruno Hubert},
  journal={Epidemiology and Infection},
  year={2011},
  volume={139},
  pages={1637 - 1641}
}
SUMMARY In December 2008, three hospitalized cases of suspected psittacosis infection were notified by respiratory disease clinicians from a local hospital to the Regional Epidemiology Unit of Pays de la Loire, France. They all had attended a bird fair. A retrospective cohort study was conducted among exhibitors and organizers to identify potential risk factors in relation to this fair. Environmental and veterinary investigations were implemented to trace potential sources of infection. We… 

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