In message <52vank$lgv at agate.nbnet.nb.ca> - cigolott at nbnet.nb.ca (tom c.)
3 Oct 1996 03:08:36 GMT writes:
> I guess (with synicism) that's why there "was" once a disease
> called psittcosis. Yes....... very transmissible with multiple
> exposures with people with the infected birds....almost reminds
> one of TB.
> Maybe.....similar etiologies.....similar morphologies...hmmmmmmm
But ... different organisms! Actually, it could remind one more of
Mycobacterium avium or M. genavense, rather than TB.
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