inclusion conjunctivitis
(in-klu\'zhun kon-junk\'tī-vi\'tis)
An acute infectious disease that occurs throughout the world. It is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis that infects the eye and causes inflammation and the occurrence of large inclusion bodies.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • conjuntivitis de inclusión — Eng. Inclusion conjunctivitis Conjuntivitis purulenta de curso crónico debida a la infección por Chlamydia y que se caracteriza por una reacción folicular en la conjuntiva tarsal. Conjuntivitis de las piscinas. Blenorrea de inclusión …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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