ornithosis : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds
- Another early suspect was ornithosis, a disease transmitted through bird droppings and direct handling of infected birds.
- They may reward the owner of the hand that feeds them with a dose of ornithosis (better known as psittacosis or parrot fever).
- Meyer's next project: a medicated feed for table birds, especially turkeys, which are also subject to ornithosis epidemics (PTI, March 26, 1956).