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Microbes Infect. 2002 Sep;4(11):1141-8.

Haemophilus ducreyi: clinical features, epidemiology, and prospects for disease control.

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Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, 435 Emerson Hall, 545 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5124, USA.

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.

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12361914
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