Wild pigeons and pheasants--a source of Chlamydophila psittaci for humans and animals.

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The authors present results of serological examination in 275 pheasants (Phaisanus colchicus) and 273 pigeons (Columba livia f. domestica) for the presence of Chlamydophila (Ch) psittaci IgG antibodies. Using micromethod of complement fixation (CF) test with genus-specific antigen Ch. psittaci (Bioveta, Ivanovice na Hané, Czech Republic), the seropositivity… (More)

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@article{Trvniek2002WildPA, title={Wild pigeons and pheasants--a source of Chlamydophila psittaci for humans and animals.}, author={Milan Tr{\'a}vni{\vc}ek and Lỳdia Cisl{\'a}kova and Wiesław Deptuła and Michał Stosik and Mangesh Bhide}, journal={Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine : AAEM}, year={2002}, volume={9 2}, pages={253-5} }