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Psittacosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Psittacosis
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.210.250.600
Unique ID
D009956
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009956
Scope Note
Infection with CHLAMYDOPHILA PSITTACI (formerly Chlamydia psittaci), transmitted to humans by inhalation of dust-borne contaminated nasal secretions or excreta of infected BIRDS. This infection results in a febrile illness characterized by PNEUMONITIS and systemic manifestations.
Entry Term(s)
Ornithosis
NLM Classification #
WC 660
Public MeSH Note
2006; see ORNITHOSIS 1963-2005
History Note
2006 (1963)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Psittacosis Preferred
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