Zoonotic potential of Chlamydophila
Annie Rodolakis *, Khalil Yousef Mohamad
INRA, UR1282 Infectiologie Animale et Sante Publique, F-37380 Nouzilly, France
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.
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