Zoonotic potential of Chlamydophila

Vet Microbiol. 2010 Jan 27;140(3-4):382-91. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.03.014. Epub 2009 Mar 13.

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to present the diseases induced in humans and animals by the different species of Chlamydophila, after providing an overview on the history of these infectious agents and their taxonomy. The route of transmission and the available methods for prevention and control in the different animal species are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Bacterial Vaccines / immunology
  • Chlamydophila / classification
  • Chlamydophila / isolation & purification*
  • Chlamydophila Infections / epidemiology*
  • Chlamydophila Infections / prevention & control
  • Chlamydophila Infections / transmission
  • Chlamydophila Infections / veterinary*
  • Humans
  • Zoonoses / epidemiology*
  • Zoonoses / microbiology
  • Zoonoses / transmission*

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Bacterial Vaccines