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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While the bacteria grew in the cell culture it would not grow on cell-free media used for growing Haemophilus ducreyi. In 1998, identification of K.
The possibility of Haemophilus ducreyi causing yaws-like ulcers is of epidemiological and clinical significance and needs to be further studied.
in favour Strong A single oral dose of1 g azithromycin should be recommendation used as the first line option for treating in favour patients suspected of having Haemophilus ducreyi infection.
Neutropenia restores virulence to an attenuated Cu,Zn superoxide dismutase-deicient Haemophilus ducreyi strain in the swine model chancroid.
Comparison of the in vitro Activities of Various Parenteral and Oral Antimicrobial Agents against Endemic Haemophilus ducreyi. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 1992;36:1639-43.
The genital ulcers caused by Haemophilus ducreyi are a significant problem in Africa and other developing parts of the world where HTV is epidemic.
Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by infection with Haemophilus ducreyi and is characterized by genital ulceration.
Depending on the country, testing for tropical genital ulcerative diseases such as chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi) is now advised according to patient history.
The global epidemiology of Haemophilus ducreyi infections is poorly documented because of difficulties in confirming microbiological diagnoses.
Dark field microscopy for Trepanema pallidum, swab-cultures for Haemophilus ducreyi and other aerobic bacteria and fungi gave negative results.

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