Analysis of 721 Chlamydia trachomatis-positive urogenital specimens from men and women using lymphogranuloma venereum
L2-specific real-time PCR assay.
Confirmed inguinal lymphogranuloma venereum
genovar L2c in a man who had sex with men, Slovenia, 2015.
Oral lymphogranuloma venereum
and cervical lymphadenopathy: Case report.
Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis lymphogranuloma venereum
serovar L1 in homosexual men with proctitis: molecular analysis of an unusual case cluster.
is an STD that can be caused by 3 different types (serovars) of the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis.
Case definition of lymphogranuloma venereum
(LGV) included in Michigan Health Alert Network sent out on October 22, 2015 Suspected case * A clinically compatible illness in a person with one or more signs or symptoms compatible with LGV (proctocolitis, inguinal/femoral lymphadenopathy, or genital or rectal ulcers), and * A sexual partner of a person meeting the probable or confirmed case definition.
In females, commonest was Vaginal/cervical discharge (candidial) followed by genital herpes and the least common being Lymphogranuloma venereum
(LGV) (Table 1).
syphilis, herpes, chancroid, chlamydia, gonorrhea, lymphogranuloma venereum
, and condyloma).
Resurgence of lymphogranuloma venereum
in Western Europe: an outbreak of Chlamydia trachomatis serovar 12 proctitis in The Netherlands among men who have sex with men.
Three C trachomatis serovars can cause lymphogranuloma venereum
, a lymphatic system infection that spawned a concerning spate of outbreaks among MSM over the past decade, (7,8) but this article will not cover lymphogranuloma venereum
staphylococcal and streptococcal infections, mycobacterial and fungal infections, tularemia, lymphogranuloma venereum
, brucellosis, and leishmaniasis), Kikuchi disease, Kawasaki disease, and sarcoidosis.
Other causes of genital ulcers: Other ulcerative STIs include chancroid, caused by Haemophilus ducreyi, and lymphogranuloma venereum
(LGV), caused by L serotypes of C trachomatis.