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2017 European guideline for the management of chancroid

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Chancroid is a sexually acquired infection caused by Haemophilus ducreyi. The infection is characterized by one or more genital ulcers, which are soft and painful, and regional lymphadenitis, which may develop into buboes. The infection may easily be misidentified due to its rare occurrence in Europe and difficulties in detecting the causative pathogen. H. ducreyi is difficult to culture. Nucleic acid amplification tests can demonstrate the bacterium in suspected cases. Antibiotics are usually effective in curing chancroid.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftInternational Journal of S T D & A I D S
Vol/bind28
Udgave nummer4
Sider (fra-til)324-329
ISSN0956-4624
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2017

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