L2b lymphogranuloma venerum

L2b lymphogranuloma venerum

A genovar of lymphogranuloma venerum (LGV) that has caused an ongoing outbreak of LGV proctitis in industrialised countries; it only affects men who have sex with men, most of whom are co-infected with HIV.
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