Psittacosis or parrot fever is a disease that occurs both in humans and in parrots. It is the organism Chlamydophila psittaci found in bird droppings, which has the characteristics of both bacteria and virus that is responsible for causing psittacosis.
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January 27, 2012 – 5:00 pm
January 27, 2012 – 4:49 pm
In North Carolina, the health officials are on their toes and making citizens realize how important it to get their pets protected from the deadly rabies vaccination. This is an awareness being spread to all pet owners, especially for pet owners who have new born or very young pets around, says a source.
January 27, 2012 – 4:44 pm
The bacteria Yersinia pestis causes plague, which can be a life threatening infection if not promptly treated. Plague is called the ‘Black Death’ as it causes skin sores that form black scabs, which killed more than a third of the population of Europe within a few years in the 14th century.
January 27, 2012 – 4:42 pm
Pediculosis is the parasitic infestation of different forms of lice; head, body and crab or pubic lice. All these forms of lice feed on human blood, and lay their eggs on body hairs and clothing fibers. Nits hatch to give lice, which has to be fed within 24 hours, lest they die. They mature in read more »
January 27, 2012 – 4:38 pm
The medical term for an erection problem is “erectile dysfunction”. ‘ve Also heard it called impotence. Erectile dysfunction occurs when the penis does not get enough hard (erect) to allow a man to have sexual activity. This happens because not enough blood to the penis to produce an erection, or blood in the penis permenece read more »