2017 European guideline for the management of chancroid

Stephan Lautenschlager*, Michael Kemp, Jens Jørgen Christensen, Marti Vall Mayans, Harald Moi

*Corresponding author af dette arbejde

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Abstract

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
Sider (fra-til)324-329
Antal sider6
TidsskriftInternational Journal of STD and AIDS
Vol/bind28
Udgave nummer4
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 1 mar. 2017

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