Definition of chlamydial in US English:



  • See chlamydia

    • ‘The patient's medical history was notable for multiple unusual infections, including balanitis, chlamydial conjunctivitis, multiple episodes of pneumonia, and upper respiratory tract infections.’
    • ‘In addition to the usual common cold viruses, chlamydial pneumonia and herpes simplex virus infections may play a role in exacerbations of bronchospasm in patients with and without asthma.’
    • ‘About half of all newborns with chlamydial pneumonia have also had chlamydial conjunctivitis.’
    • ‘The evidence is inconclusive, however, about whether condoms can prevent genital herpes, syphilis, chancroids, chlamydial infection, trichomoniasis, or gonorrhea (in women).’
    • ‘Gonococcal and chlamydial urethritis increase shedding of HIV - 1 in semen, therefore increasing the risk of HIV transmission risk.’