Psittacosis is a disease found among bird handlers that presents with fever, chills, headache, photophobia, cough, and myalgia. In the laboratory, any of the following methods will confirm the diagnosis: (1) isolation of Chlamydia psittaci from respiratory secretions, (2) a fourfold or greater increase in antibodies against C. psittaci by complement fixation or microimmunofluorescence (MIF) to a reciprocal titer of at least 32 between paired acute and convalescent serum samples, or (3) detection of serum IgM to C. psittaci by MIF to a reciprocal titer of at least 16.

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