Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 15th, 2005
According to published research from Australia, "In autumn 2002, an outbreak of probable psittacosis occurred among residents of the Blue Mountains district, Australia. We conducted a case-control study to determine independent risk factors for psittacosis by comparing exposures between hospitalized patients and other residents selected randomly from the telephone directory."
"Of the 59 case-patients with laboratory results supportive of psittacosis, 48 participated in a case-control study with 310 controls," wrote B.L. Telfer and coworkers at the NSW Health Department in Sydney.
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