Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Psittacosis Incidence

Facts about psittacosis:

  • About 5 out of 1 million people in the US develop psittacosis each year.

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Last Updated: Jul 8, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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