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Is poultry mycoplasma gallisepticum transmissible to humans?

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Posted on Wed, 4 Nov 2015 in Infections
Question: Can poultry mycoplasma gallisepticum be spread to humans? If so how is it treated?
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Answered by Dr. Ronald Schubert 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Mycoplasma Gallispectum is in poultry only

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You are asking if mycoplasma gallispectum is transmitable to humans and the answer is no. There are no known cases of transmission to humans this strictly a poultry of avian infection

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