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MICROBIOLOGY

  • May appear Gram negative, spherical, (0.4-0.6 microns in diameter), an intracellular bacteria.
  • Agent of endemic avian chlamydiosis and epizootic outbreaks in mammals.
  • Typical epidemiology: birds excrete infectious organisms in discharge from eyes, beaks, excrement.

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Last updated: November 29, 2015

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