Haemophilus ducreyi


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Haemophilus ducreyi

[hē¦mäf·ə·ləs dü′krā‚ī]
(microbiology)
A bacterial pathogen that causes the sexually transmitted disease soft chancre, or chancroid.
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Chancroid is caused by Haemophilus ducreyi and produces a small papule that turns red and becomes a large, painful, soft ulcer.
The CDC also lists chancroid infection with the pathogen Haemophilus ducreyi as a notable cause of genital lesions.
* Haemophilus ducreyi Associated with Skin Ulcers among Children, Solomon Islands
trachomatis in conjunction with other genital ulcer-related pathogens, specifically herpes simplex virus (HSV), Treponema pallidum and Haemophilus ducreyi. The assay was negative for C.
Treponema pallidum is one of the most common infective agent of genital ulcers, first place being occupied by Human (Alpha) herpes virus infection in the developed countries and by Haemophilus ducreyi in the developing countries.
Mitja and others [17] in a recent study have indicated the possibility of Haemophilus ducreyi ulcers presenting like yaws ulcers.
Chancroid, caused by Haemophilus ducreyi, is a co-factor for HIV transmission.
Periplasmic copper-zinc superoxide dismutase protects Haemophilus ducreyi from exogenous superoxide.
Chancroid is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the Gram negative bacterium Haemophilus ducreyi. The disease is manifested as genital ulceration which may be accompanied by regional lymphadenitis and bubo formation.
The peptide deformylase inhibitors have shown in vitro activity against Chiamydia species, gonococci, spirochetes, and Haemophilus ducreyi.
Chancroid ("shan-kroid")is an important bacterial infection caused by Haemophilus ducreyi, which is spread by sexual contact.
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