Haemophilus ducreyi


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Hae·moph·i·lus du·crey·'i

a bacterial species that causes the sexually transmitted soft chancre (chancroid).
Synonym(s): Ducrey bacillus

Hae·moph·i·lus du·crey·i

(hē-mof'i-lŭs dū-krā'ī)
A bacterial species that causes soft chancre (chancroid).
Synonym(s): Ducrey bacillus.

Haemophilus ducreyi

The causative species of chancroid or soft chancre.
See: chancroid
See also: Haemophilus
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