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 laboratory diagnosis of Haemophilus ducreyi
The possibility of Haemophilus ducreyi
causing yaws-like ulcers is of epidemiological and clinical significance and needs to be further studied.
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.
* Chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi
) is a less common STI than syphilis and HSV infection.
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.