medical Definition of chlamydiosis
- Around Washington, D.C., this spring there was an outbreak of avian chlamydiosis, a bacterial infection that is spread through contaminated droppings.
- —Eirik Blom, Bird Watcher's Digest, September/October 1994
- Chlamydiosis is a painful eye inflammation that can also cause sneezing and a nasal discharge. The vaccine doesn't protect cats from infection, but can decrease the severity of the disease if a cat becomes infected.
- —Rhonda Owem, The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 23 Nov. 2005