Haemophilus ducreyi: Clinical features, epidemiology, and prospects for disease control

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Abstract

Haemophilus ducreyi is the causative agent of the genital ulcer disease chancroid. Chancroid is common in developing countries and facilitates human immunodeficiency virus transmission. In this review, the clinical features, epidemiology, and prospects for disease control are discussed in the context of experimental and natural infection of humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1141-1148
Number of pages8
JournalMicrobes and Infection
Volume4
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2002

Keywords

  • Chancroid prevention
  • Clinical feature
  • Epidemiology
  • Haemophilus ducreyi

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases

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