Acute, localized autoinoculable infectious disease usually acquired through sexual contact. Caused by HAEMOPHILUS DUCREYI, it occurs endemically almost worldwide, especially in tropical and subtropical countries and more commonly in seaports and urban areas than in rural areas.
A species of HAEMOPHILUS that appears to be the pathogen or causative agent of the sexually transmitted disease, CHANCROID.
A lesion on the surface of the skin or a mucous surface, produced by the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue.
Pathological processes involving the male reproductive tract (GENITALIA, MALE).
A methylsulfonyl analog of CHLORAMPHENICOL. It is an antibiotic and immunosuppressive agent.
Pathological processes involving the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
A genus of bacteria causing GRANULOMA INGUINALE and other granulomatous lesions.
Subacute inflammation of the inguinal lymph glands caused by certain immunotypes of CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS. It is a sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. but is more widespread in developing countries. It is distinguished from granuloma venereum (see GRANULOMA INGUINALE), which is caused by Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.
A contagious venereal disease caused by the spirochete TREPONEMA PALLIDUM.
A pyrimidine inhibitor of dihydrofolate reductase, it is an antibacterial related to PYRIMETHAMINE. It is potentiated by SULFONAMIDES and the TRIMETHOPRIM, SULFAMETHOXAZOLE DRUG COMBINATION is the form most often used. It is sometimes used alone as an antimalarial. TRIMETHOPRIM RESISTANCE has been reported.
A broad-spectrum antimicrobial fluoroquinolone. The drug strongly inhibits the DNA-supercoiling activity of DNA GYRASE.
Infection of the genitals (GENITALIA) with HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS in either the males or the females.
The causative agent of venereal and non-venereal syphilis as well as yaws.
A bacteriostatic antibiotic macrolide produced by Streptomyces erythreus. Erythromycin A is considered its major active component. In sensitive organisms, it inhibits protein synthesis by binding to 50S ribosomal subunits. This binding process inhibits peptidyl transferase activity and interferes with translocation of amino acids during translation and assembly of proteins.
The external junctural region between the lower part of the abdomen and the thigh.
They are oval or bean shaped bodies (1 - 30 mm in diameter) located along the lymphatic system.
A genus of PASTEURELLACEAE that consists of several species occurring in animals and humans. Its organisms are described as gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, coccobacillus or rod-shaped, and nonmotile.
An N-substituted amphetamine analog. It is a widely abused drug classified as a hallucinogen and causes marked, long-lasting changes in brain serotonergic systems. It is commonly referred to as MDMA or ecstasy.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The tunnel in the lower anterior ABDOMINAL WALL through which the SPERMATIC CORD, in the male; ROUND LIGAMENT, in the female; nerves; and vessels pass. Its internal end is at the deep inguinal ring and its external end is at the superficial inguinal ring.
A common gynecologic disorder characterized by an abnormal, nonbloody discharge from the genital tract.
Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)
Accumulation of purulent material in tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of infection.
A species of ciliate protozoa. It is used in biomedical research.
The primary sore of syphilis, a painless indurated, eroded papule, occurring at the site of entry of the infection.
The geographical designation for the countries of the MIDDLE EAST and the countries BANGLADESH; BHUTAN; INDIA; NEPAL; PAKISTAN; and SRI LANKA. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993 & Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)
A live, attenuated varicella virus vaccine used for immunization against chickenpox. It is recommended for children between the ages of 12 months and 13 years.
Books designed to give factual information or instructions.
Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.
Activity involved in transfer of goods from producer to consumer or in the exchange of services.
Detailed account or statement or formal record of data resulting from empirical inquiry.
Organizations established by endowments with provision for future maintenance.

Treatment of chancroid, 1997. (1/171)

Since the 1993 treatment guidelines for sexually transmitted diseases were published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, experience has indicated that the regimens recommended then remain largely effective. The recommended therapies--with azithromycin (1 g orally, once), ceftriaxone (250 mg intramuscularly, once), or erythromycin (500 mg orally, four times a day for 7 days)--appear highly effective in the United States; limited data from Kenya suggest that the ceftriaxone regimen may not be as effective there as it once was. The alternative regimen of ciprofloxacin proposed in 1993 (500 mg orally, twice a day for 3 days) is as effective as the recommended therapies, but new information indicates that single-dose therapy with 500 mg orally is not as effective as the use of either larger single doses or more prolonged therapy. Persons who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) do not respond as well as those who are not HIV-infected, and males who are uncircumcised appear not to respond as well as those who are circumcised.  (+info)

Experimental infection of human volunteers with Haemophilus ducreyi does not confer protection against subsequent challenge. (2/171)

Two groups of human volunteers were inoculated with 2 doses of live Haemophilus ducreyi 35000HP. The reinfection group consisted of 7 subjects who previously had participated in experimental infection with 35000HP to the pustular stage of disease. The control group consisted of 7 naive subjects. Papules developed at 92.8% (95% confidence interval [CI], 66.1%-99.8%) of sites inoculated with live bacteria, in the reinfection group, and at 85.7% (95% CI, 57.2%-98. 2%) of sites in the control group. Sixty-nine percent (95% CI, 36. 8%-90.9%) of papules evolved into pustules in the reinfection group, compared with 41% (95% CI, 15.2%-72.3%) in the control group. The recovery rates of H. ducreyi from surface cultures and the histopathology of biopsies obtained from both groups were similar. Thus, experimental infection to the pustular stage of disease does not provide protective immunity against subsequent challenge.  (+info)

Molecular characterization of Haemophilus ducreyi strains from Jackson, Mississippi, and New Orleans, Louisiana. (3/171)

Chancroid, a sexually transmitted disease caused by Haemophilus ducreyi, is one of the most common genital ulcer diseases in developing countries. In the United States, while less common, the disease has been associated with outbreaks in inner cities, particularly among persons who engage in sex for drugs or money. Two outbreaks of chancroid were recently studied in the United States, one in New Orleans (from 1990 to 1992) and one in Jackson, Mississippi (from 1994 to 1995). By use of ribotyping, plasmid content, and antibiotic susceptibility, the chancroid cases in New Orleans were found to be due to a limited number of strains, consistent with a limited introduction of H. ducreyi into this community. The H. ducreyi isolates from New Orleans and Jackson had different ribotype patterns, suggesting that the two outbreaks were probably not linked.  (+info)

Prevalence of, antibody response to, and immunity induced by Haemophilus ducreyi hemolysin. (4/171)

Haemophilus ducreyi, the etiologic agent of chancroid, a genital ulcer disease, produces a cell-associated hemolysin whose role in virulence is not well defined. Hemolysin is encoded by two genes, hhdA and hhdB, which, based on their homology to Serratia marcescens shlA and shlB genes, are believed to encode the hemolysin structural protein and a protein required for secretion and modification of this protein, respectively. In this study, we determined the prevalence and expression of the hemolysin genes in 90 H. ducreyi isolates obtained from diverse geographic locations from 1952 to 1996 and found that all strains contained DNA homologous to the hhdB and hhdA genes. In addition, all strains expressed a hemolytic activity. We also determined that hemolysin is expressed in vivo and is immunogenic, as indicated by the induction of antibodies to hemolysin in both the primate and rabbit disease models as well as in human patients with naturally acquired chancroid. Wild-type strain 35000 and isogenic hemolysin-negative mutants showed no difference in lesion development in the temperature-dependent rabbit model. However, immunization of rabbits with the purified hemolysin protein reduced the recovery of wild-type H. ducreyi, but not hemolysin-negative mutants, from lesions. Our study indicates that hemolysin is a possible candidate for vaccine development due to its immunogenicity, expression in vitro and in vivo by most, if not all, strains, and the effect of immunization on reducing the recovery of viable H. ducreyi in experimental disease in rabbits.  (+info)

Target cell range of Haemophilus ducreyi hemolysin and its involvement in invasion of human epithelial cells. (5/171)

Haemophilus ducreyi, the causative agent of chancroid, produces a hemolysin, whose role in virulence is not well defined. To assess the possible role of hemolysin in pathogenesis, we evaluated its target cell range by using wild-type H. ducreyi 35000, nonhemolytic mutants with the hemolysin structural gene deleted, and isogenic strains expressing different amounts of hemolytic activity. The cytotoxicity of the various cell types was assessed by quantitating the release of lactate dehydrogenase into culture supernatants as a measure of cell lysis. In these experiments, human foreskin fibroblasts, human foreskin epithelial cells, and, to a lesser extent, HEp-2 cells were lysed by H. ducreyi hemolysin. Hemolysin also lysed human blood mononuclear cells and immune system cell lines including U937 macrophage-like cells, T lymphocytes, and B lymphocytes. In contrast, human polymorphonuclear leukocytes were not sensitive to hemolysin under the conditions tested. We also analyzed the effect of hemolysin on invasion of human epithelial cells and found that H. ducreyi strains expressing cloned hemolysin genes showed a 10-fold increase in invasion compared to the control strain. These data support the hypothesis that the H. ducreyi hemolysin is important in the pathogenesis of chancroid and may contribute to ulcer formation, invasion of epithelial cells, and evasion of the immune response.  (+info)

Seroprevalence and incidence of genital ulcer infections in a rural Ugandan population. (6/171)

OBJECTIVES: To determine age-sex specific seroprevalence and incidence rates of Treponema pallidum, Haemophilus ducreyi, and HSV-2; to assess the association between HIV-1 status and incidence of these STIs; and HSV-2 serostatus with number of lifetime sexual partners. METHODS: Antibodies against HIV-1, T pallidum, H ducreyi, and HSV-2 infections were tested using approximately 1000 paired (2 year interval) sera collected from a rural adult (15-54 years) population cohort in south west Uganda. RESULTS: Overall HIV-1 prevalence was 4.9%. Prevalence for T pallidum was 12.9% among males and 12.6% among females. The corresponding rates for H ducreyi were 9.8% and 7.3% respectively. HSV-2 prevalence rates were considerably lower in males (36.0%) than in females (71.5%), p < 0.001. Incidence rates for T pallidum per 1000 person years of observation were 8.4 for males and 12.3 for females. The corresponding rates for H ducreyi were 24.6 and 20.0 and for HSV-2 were 73.2 and 122.9 per 1000 person years of observation, respectively. The RR of HSV-2 incidence was 3.69 in HIV seropositive cases versus HIV seronegative after adjusting for age and sex. The corresponding RR for H ducreyi was 3.50 among female HIV positive cases versus negatives with no effect seen in males. Association between HIV-1 prevalence and prevalence of other STIs was significant (Mantel-Haenszel test) for H ducreyi (p = 0.01) and for HSV-2 (p = 0.004) but not for T pallidum (p > 0.4). HSV-2 prevalence was associated with number of lifetime sexual partners (females, p = 0.003; males, p = 0.08). CONCLUSIONS: The results have provided a reliable estimate of the magnitude of the STI problem and demonstrated an association between HIV-1 status and serology of other STIs in a general rural population in sub-Saharan Africa. The study has also highlighted a correlation between HSV-2 seropositivity and number of reported lifetime sexual partners.  (+info)

Genital ulcers: etiology, clinical diagnosis, and associated human immunodeficiency virus infection in Kingston, Jamaica. (7/171)

Individuals presenting consecutively with genital ulcers in Kingston, Jamaica, underwent serological testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, chlamydial infection, and syphilis. Ulcer material was analyzed by multiplex polymerase chain reaction (M-PCR) analysis. DNA from herpes simplex virus (HSV), Haemophilus ducreyi, and Treponema pallidum was detected in 158 (52.0%), 72 (23.7%), and 31 (10.2%) of 304 ulcer specimens. Of the 304 subjects, 67 (22%) were HIV-seropositive and 64 (21%) were T. pallidum-seroreactive. Granuloma inguinale was clinically diagnosed in nine (13.4%) of 67 ulcers negative by M-PCR analysis and in 12 (5.1%) of 237 ulcers positive by M-PCR analysis (P = .03). Lymphogranuloma venereum was clinically diagnosed in eight patients. Compared with M-PCR analysis, the sensitivity and specificity of a clinical diagnosis of syphilis, herpes, and chancroid were 67.7%, 53.8%, and 75% and 91.2%, 83.6%, and 75.4%, respectively. Reactive syphilis serology was 74% sensitive and 85% specific compared with M-PCR analysis. Reported contact with a prostitute in the preceding 3 months was associated with chancroid (P = .009), reactive syphilis serology (P = .011), and HIV infection (P = .007). The relatively poor accuracy of clinical and locally available laboratory diagnoses pleads for syndromic management of genital ulcers in Jamaica. Prevention efforts should be intensified.  (+info)

Immune cells are required for cutaneous ulceration in a swine model of chancroid. (8/171)

Cutaneous lesions of the human sexually transmitted genital ulcer disease chancroid are characterized by the presence of intraepidermal pustules, keratinocyte cytopathology, and epidermal and dermal erosion. These lesions are replete with neutrophils, macrophages, and CD4(+) T cells and contain very low numbers of cells of Haemophilus ducreyi, the bacterial agent of chancroid. We examined lesion formation by H. ducreyi in a pig model by using cyclophosphamide (CPA)-induced immune cell deficiency to distinguish between host and bacterial contributions to chancroid ulcer formation. Histologic presentation of H. ducreyi-induced lesions in CPA-treated pigs differed from ulcers that developed in immune-competent animals in that pustules did not form and surface epithelia remained intact. However, these lesions had significant suprabasal keratinocyte cytotoxicity. These results demonstrate that the host immune response was required for chancroid ulceration, while bacterial products were at least partially responsible for the keratinocyte cytopathology associated with chancroid lesions in the pig. The low numbers of H. ducreyi present in lesions in humans and immune-competent pigs have prevented localization of these organisms within skin. However, H. ducreyi organisms were readily visualized in lesion biopsies from infected CPA-treated pigs by immunoelectron microscopy. These bacteria were extracellular and associated with necrotic host cells in the epidermis and dermis. The relative abundance of H. ducreyi in inoculated CPA-treated pig skin suggests control of bacterial replication by host immune cells during natural human infection.  (+info)

Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacterium called Haemophilus Ducreyi. The disease is completely curable but causes ulcers, generally in the genital area.. Chancroid is mainly passed from person to person with genital contact, but can also be spread via oral intercourse, anal intercourse, and through areas of broken skin. In addition, the infection can be transmitted non-sexually when fluid from Chancroid ulcers are transferred from an infected person to another individual.. The disease is more common in men that in women, and as a result, Chancroid sores (usually referred to as soft chancres) often develop in the groin area with painful and swollen lymph glands.. History of Chancroid. It is understood that Chancroid had its origins from Africa, and it is quite a common disease in the Caribbean and Southwest Asia. However, the disease is becoming more and more prevalent in the United States.. Symptoms of Chancroid. If you develop symptoms of Chancroid, they will most ...
U08MM1072. Gonorrhoea, Chlamydia, Genital herpes are common sexually transmitted diseases that people are aware of, but are you among many to be coming across Chancroid for the first time?. Chancroid is a bacterial infection that can be spread through sexual contact. this bacteria is called Haemophilus Ducreyi and it is most common in Africa and southwest Asia. Chancroid can occur in both men and women and in 1 day to 2 weeks after becoming infected, a small bump appears on the genitals which becomes an ulcer within a day after it appears. For men, only 1 ulcer may appear in the foreskin, shaft of the penis, head of the penis or the scrotum. For women, 4 or more ulcers may appear in the outer lips of the vagina (Labia Majora), inner vagina lips and inner thighs.. Chancroid can cause urethral fistulas (a scar that develops in the urethra) and scars on the foreskin of the penis. People with Chancroid should be checked for other STDs like Syphillis, HIV or Genital Herpes. For people with HIV, ...
Dear Reader,. It seems youre ready to sharpen your chancroid (starts with a sh sound) knowledge! On to it then: Chancroid is a bacterial infection transmitted through contact with sores on an infected individuals skin. The bacteria, Haemophilus ducreyi, can lead to painful, open sores and swollen lymph nodes, usually in the groin area. Its relatively rare in the United States (including in infants and children), and appears to be more prevalent in some regions of Africa and the Caribbean. Its also more common in those assigned male at birth that those assigned female at birth (but those assigned female can be asymptomatic carriers). A proper diagnosis is key to appropriate treatment, as symptoms of chancroid can be confused with primary syphilis. But, fear not, because its treatable; antibiotics are typically used to speed up the healing process, but the sores may also clear up on their own. If left untreated though, chancroid can lead to skin damage. Keep reading for even more detailed ...
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Chancroid is a type of sexually transmitted disease. Chancroid is a bacterial (Hemophilus ducreyi) infection with an incubation period of 3-14 days. The incubation period is the time between exposure to the infection (sexual event) and the development of symptoms associated with this infection. Common presentation includes one or more painful lumps, or swellings, to the groin area (usually on both sides). Females may also have a vaginal discharge and lower pelvic pain that is more severe during intercourse. Males and females may have multiple ragged ulcers to the penis or vulva.. Treatment is with orally administered antibiotics. Abscess formation (pockets of pus under the skin) is not uncommon, and incision and drainage of the abscess (by a physician) will be necessary in these cases. Regular application of warm wet compresses to the swollen inguinal area, in addition to treatment with antibiotics, can help eradicate this infection. Sexual intercourse should be avoided until the infection as ...
Tetracyclines and sulfonamides are no longer effective for the treatment of chancroid in many parts of the world. Rifampin and trimethoprim both possess in vitro activity against Haemophilus ducreyi, the causative agent of chancroid. In a randomized, controlled study, 22 patients with H. ducreyi-positive genital ulcers received 600 mg of rifampin once daily for three days, and 32 patients received 600 mg of rifampin plus 160 mg of trimethoprim once daily for three days. Both regimens rapidly eradicated H. ducreyi from ulcers, with subsequent healing of ulcers and buboes. Two relapses of ulcers and one therapeutic failure were observed in the rifampin-trimethoprim group, whereas no relapses or failures were noted in the rifampin group. In addition, all of 16 H. ducreyi-negative ulcers responded rapidly to treatment with either regimen. In an uncontrolled, open study, 22 H. ducreyi-positive ulcers were treated with a single dose of rifampin (600 mg) plus trimethoprim (160 mg). Ulcers and buboes ...
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Chancroid is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacteria Haemophilus ducreyi. It causes painful open sores in the genital area and may cause swollen lymph nodes in the groin. It is rare in North America and Europe and is sometimes difficult to diagnose. Find out about treatment and prevention.
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Chancroid is a bacterial infection that causes open sores on the genitals. We explain how its spread, the symptoms to expect, and how its treated.
Chancroid is a type of sexually transmitted bacterial infection causing painful sores on the genitals. It is a rare type of infection affecting men and women
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Ceftriaxone in a dose of 250 mg given intramuscularly is currently recommended for the treatment of chancroid. Among 133 men in Nairobi, Kenya, with culture-proven chancroid, who were treated with ceftriaxone, treatment ...
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Peachtree Gynecology - Patient Education. COMMON STDs and STIs:. Bacterial vaginosis (BV). BV is a condition caused by an imbalance of the bacteria that normally live in the vagina. Symptoms may include vaginal discharge, foul odor, pain, itching, or burning, but many women have no symptoms. BV can be treated with antibiotics. If left untreated, it can cause babies to be born prematurely in pregnant women. It also can spread to a womans internal reproductive organs (ovaries and fallopian tubes) where it causes pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). PID can lead to infertility (making it difficult or impossible to become pregnant).. Chancroid. This STD is caused by specific bacteria. Symptoms may include genital sores, vaginal discharge, a burning feeling when urinating, and swollen lymph nodes in the groin. It can be spread by vaginal or anal sex or skin-to-skin contact with sores. Chancroid can be treated with antibiotics.. Chlamydia. This is one of the most common STDs. It is caused by specific ...
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Azithromycin - Can I drink a glass of wine at night if I have taken the medicine in the day? Use: Treatment of Group A streptococcal pharyngitis, Immediate-release: 500 mg orally once a day for 3 days Use: Alternative therapy for the treatment of early stage syphilis, including primary, secondary, and early latent stage syphilis, 6 months and older: Use: Treatment of genital ulcer disease in men due to H ducreyi (chancroid), NIH and IDSA Recommendations: -Arthritis and arthritis-dermatitis syndrome may be treated with 1 g orally once plus cefotaxime OR ceftizoxime. Children younger than 2 years of age-Use and dose must be determined by your doctor. Use: Treatment of mild to moderate acute bacterial sinusitis due to H influenza, M catarrhalis, or S pneumoniae, 16 years and older: Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. -Patients should be continued on chronic maintenance therapy once acute treatment ends. This medicine ...
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Rising STD rates have led to a situation where certain sexually transmitted infections are regarded as an inevitable consequence of sexual activity12 and current STD prevention programmes principally focus on the reduction of risk as a means of stemming the tide of these diseases. The promotion of safe or safer sex practices and, more recently, of non-coital sexual activity has resulted in a focus on risk reduction even in population groups where an emphasis on risk elimination might be appropriate.. A focus on condom use, as a means of risk reduction, has been the basis of most behavioural STD interventions for many years. The practical effectiveness of this strategy is, however, hindered by three important factors. Firstly, condoms provide limited protection against SS (skin to skin or skin to sore) transmission of STDs such as HPV, HSV, syphilis, or chancroid as these barrier devices do not cover all exposed areas and thus direct skin contact with pathogens throughout the external ...
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Acne pustules and blackheads occur when oil blocks a hair follicle and forms a plug. Blackheads are open at the surface of the skin, causing the dirt and oil in the pore to oxidize and turn dark. Pustules are closed, hidden beneath the skin. They appear a
The best pimples to pop are small whiteheads, blackheads, and pustules (looks like a whitehead, but the skin around is red and inflamed). Whiteheads appear when dead skin cells, oil, and bacteria are trapped in your pores. Blackheads are similar in that they are caused by a clogged pore, but the fundamental difference is that with whiteheads, the pore remains closed as compared to blackheads in which the pore is open. Pustules are small bumps on the skin that contain pus or fluid. The safest type to extract at home are the ones which have collected a small amount of pus or keratin in the middle and are very close to the surface of skin, and those that are not very red or deep: these are usually simple blackheads, whiteheads, or pustules, says Dr. Nazarian. Its also important to note that you should never touch deep cysts. While it may be very tempting to pop deep cysts, these should ideally be reserved to professionals as they can be difficult to treat due to the depth of the active lesion, ...
Foliculita este o afectiune a foliculilor pilosi produsa de Stafilococul Auriu, care colonizeaza in mod normal pielea la indivizii sanatosi, sau de fungi, in cazul persoanelor cu un sistem imun deficitar (bolnavi de SIDA, neoplasme, leucemii etc.). Agresiunile asupra foliculilor pilosi, generate de contactul strans cu imbracamintea, de barbierit si nu numai, sunt factorii favorizanti, reprezentand o poarta de intrare a agentilor infectiosi. O data ce se produc leziunile foliculilor pilosi riscul ca acestia sa se infecteze este foarte mare. Foliculita debuteaza cu aparitia unei zone rosiatice dispusa in jurul unuia sau a mai multor fire de par invecinate, insotita de durere, usturime sau mancarime (prurit). Ulterior se vor forma pustule cu un continut purulent sau sanguinolent.
1. Ballard RC, Duncan MO, Fehler HG, Dangor Y, Exposto FL, Latif AS. Treating chancroid: summary of studies in southern Africa. Genitourin Med 1989;65:54-7. [PubMed]. 2. Bauer ME, Townsend CA, Ronald AR, Spinola SM. Localization of Haemophilus ducreyi in naturally acquired chancroidal ulcers. Microbes Infect 2006;8(9-10):2465-2468. [PubMed]. 3. Behets FM, Liomba G, Lule G, Dallabetta G, Hoffman IF, Hamilton HA, Moeng S, Cohen MS. Sexually transmitted diseases and human immunodeficiency virus control in Malawi: a field study of genital ulcer disease. J Infect Dis 1995;171:451-5.[PubMed]. 4. Bogaerts J, Kestens L, Martinez Tello W, Akingeneye J, Mukantabana V, Verhaegen J, Van Dyck E, Piot P. Failure of treatment for chancroid in Rwanda is not related to human immunodeficiency virus infection: in vitro resistance to Haemophilus ducreyi to trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole. Clin Infect Dis 1995;20:924-30. [PubMed]. 5 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually transmitted disease ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Experimental infection of human volunteers with Haemophilus ducreyi. T2 - Fifteen years of clinical data and experience. AU - Janowicz, Diane M.. AU - Ofner, Susan. AU - Katz, Barry P.. AU - Spinola, Stanley M.. PY - 2009/6/1. Y1 - 2009/6/1. N2 - Haemophilus ducreyi causes chancroid, which facilitates transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1. To better understand the biology of H. ducreyi, we developed a human inoculation model. In the present article, we describe clinical outcomes for 267 volunteers who were infected with H. ducreyi. There was a relationship between papule formation and estimated delivered dose. The outcome (either pustule formation or resolution) of infected sites for a given subject was not independent; the most important determinants of pustule formation were sex and host effects. When 41 subjects were infected a second time, their outcomes segregated toward their initial outcome, confirming the host effect. Subjects with pustules developed local ...
Haemophilus ducreyi previously has been shown to inhibit the phagocytosis of both secondary targets and itself by certain cells in vitro. Wild-type H. ducreyi strain 35000HP contains two genes, lspA1 and lspA2, whose encoded protein products are predicted to be 456 and 543 kDa, respectively. An isogenic mutant of H. ducreyi 35000HP with inactivated lspA1 and lspA2 genes has been shown to exhibit substantially decreased virulence in the temperature-dependent rabbit model for chancroid. This lspA1 lspA2 mutant was tested for its ability to inhibit phagocytosis of immunoglobulin G-opsonized particles by differentiated HL-60 and U-937 cells and by J774A.1 cells. The wild-type strain H. ducreyi 35000HP readily inhibited phagocytosis, whereas the lspA1 lspA2 mutant was unable to inhibit phagocytosis. Similarly, the wild-type strain was resistant to phagocytosis, whereas the lspA1 lspA2 mutant was readily engulfed by phagocytes. This inhibitory effect of wild-type H. ducreyi on phagocytic activity was ...
Haemophilus ducreyi is a fastidious gram-negative coccobacillus bacteria, which causes the sexually transmitted disease chancroid, a major cause of genital ulceration in developing countries characterized by painful sores on the genitalia. Chancroid starts as an erythematous papular lesion that breaks down into a painful bleeding ulcer with a necrotic base and ragged edge. H. ducreyi can be cultured on chocolate agar. It is best treated with a macrolide like azithromycin and a third-generation cephalosporin like ceftriaxone. H. ducreyi gram stain appears as school of fish. H. ducreyi is an opportunistic microorganism that infects its host by way of breaks in the skin or epidermis. Inflammation then takes place as the area of infection is inundated with lymphocytes, macrophages, and granulocytes. This pyrogenic inflammation causes regional lymphadenitis in the sexually transmitted bacillus chancroid. Although antigen detection, serology, and genetic amplification methods are sometimes used to ...
A monoclonal antibody raised against Haemophilus ducreyi was tested for its sensitivity and specificity as an immunofluorescence (IF) reagent using simulated vaginal smears containing H. ducreyi, smears taken from skin lesions of mice infected with H. ducreyi and patients from South Africa, Thailand and Malaysia with clinically diagnosed chancroid. The IF test was more sensitive than culture or Gram staining in the simulated smears, theoretically detecting less than 4 organisms/sample. It detected H. ducreyi in 95% of the animal lesions compared with 14% detected by culture. Immunofluorescence testing identified over 90% of culture-positive cases of chancroid but also detected organisms in some culture-negative cases where clinical evidence for the diagnosis was strong. These results suggest that this antibody may provide a simple, rapid and sensitive means of detecting H. ducreyi in cases of chancroid.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Haemophilus ducreyi targets Src family protein tyrosine kinases to inhibit phagocytic signaling. AU - Mock, Jason R.. AU - Vakevainen, Merja. AU - Deng, Kaiping. AU - Latimer, Jo L.. AU - Young, Jennifer A.. AU - Van Oers, Nicolai S C. AU - Greenberg, Steven. AU - Hansen, Eric J.. PY - 2005/12. Y1 - 2005/12. N2 - Haemophilus ducreyi, the etiologic agent of the sexually transmitted disease chancroid, has been shown to inhibit phagocytosis of both itself and secondary targets in vitro. Immunodepletion of LspA proteins from H. ducreyi culture supernatant fluid abolished this inhibitory effect, indicating that the LspA proteins are necessary for the inhibition of phagocytosis by H. ducreyi. Fluorescence microscopy revealed that macrophages incubated with wild-type H. ducreyi, but not with a lspA1 lspA2 mutant, were unable to complete development of the phagocytic cup around immunoglobulin G-opsonized targets. Examination of the phosphotyrosine protein profiles of these two sets of ...
NAA, serology, microscopy and culture, cytology, (Genital swab).. See also Human papillomavirus infection, Vaginal discharge, Trichomonas vaginalis infection, Toxic shock syndrome, Candidiasis, Syphilis, Pelvic inflammatory disease, Orchitis, Mycoplasma infection, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Human papillomavirus infection, Herpes simplex virus infection, HIV infection, Chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi infection), Granuloma inguinale (donovanosis), Gonococcal infection, Gonorrhoea, Bartholins abcess.. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Activation of CpxRA in Haemophilus ducreyi primarily inhibits the expression of Its targets, including major virulence determinants. AU - Gangaiah, Dharanesh. AU - Zhang, Xinjun. AU - Fortney, Kate R.. AU - Baker, Beth. AU - Liu, Yunlong. AU - Munson, Robert S.. AU - Spinola, Stanley. PY - 2013/8. Y1 - 2013/8. N2 - Haemophilus ducreyi causes chancroid, a genital ulcer disease that facilitates the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1. In humans, H. ducreyi is surrounded by phagocytes and must adapt to a hostile environment to survive. To sense and respond to environmental cues, bacteria frequently use two-component signal transduction (2CST) systems. The only obvious 2CST system in H. ducreyi is CpxRA; CpxR is a response regulator, and CpxA is a sensor kinase. Previous studies by Hansen and coworkers showed that CpxR directly represses the expression of dsrA, the lspB-lspA2 operon, and the flp operon, which are required for virulence in humans. They further showed ...
Tip: Single lesions in chancre and LGV. All lesions are painful except chancre which is non tender and lymphadenopathy is bilateral. LA bilateral in chancre and herpes genitalis. Unilateral LA in chancroid and LGV. Smallest incubation period for Herpes genitalis and chancroid, while longest for syphilis and LGV.Base purulent and bleeds easily in chancroid.. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Identification of tandem genes involved in lipooligosaccharide expression by Haemophilus ducreyi. AU - Stevens, Marla K.. AU - Klesney-Tait, Julia. AU - Lumbley, Sheryl. AU - Walters, K. A.. AU - Joffe, A. Mark. AU - Radolf, Justin D.. AU - Hansen, Eric J.. PY - 1997/2/1. Y1 - 1997/2/1. N2 - A transposon insertion mutant of Haemophilus ducreyi 35000 possessing a truncated lipooligosaccharide (LOS) failed to hind the LOS-specific monoclonal antibody 3E6 (M. K. Stevens, L. D. Cope, J. D. Radolf and E. J. Hansen, Infect. Immun. 63:2976-2982, 1995). This transposon was found to have inserted into the first of two tandem genes and also caused a deletion of chromosomal DNA upstream of this gene. These two genes, designated lbgA and lbgB, encoded predicted proteins with molecular masses of 25,788 and 40,236 Da which showed homology with proteins which function in lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic in other gram-negative bacteria. The tandem arrangement of the lbgA and lbgB genes was found ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Standardization of an enzyme immunoassay for human antibody to Haemophilus ducreyi. AU - Desjardins, M. AU - Thompson, CE. AU - Filion, LG. AU - Ndinya-Achola, JO. AU - Plummer, FA. AU - Ronald, AR. AU - Piot, P. AU - Cameron, DW. PY - 1992. Y1 - 1992. KW - B780-tropical-medicine. KW - Bacteriology. KW - Haemophilus ducreyi. KW - Antibody detection. KW - Immunoenzyme techniques. KW - Immunoglobulin G. KW - Immunoglobulin M. KW - Screening. KW - STD. KW - Sexually transmitted diseases. KW - Laboratory techniques and procedures. M3 - A1: Web of Science-article. VL - 30. SP - 2019. EP - 2024. JO - Journal of Clinical Microbiology. JF - Journal of Clinical Microbiology. SN - 0095-1137. ER - ...
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Pyocin lysis has previously been used as a strategy to identify LOS mutants of H. ducreyi and N. gonorrhoeae(8, 14). Although the actual mechanism of lysis is poorly understood, a recent report by Lee et al. suggests that these particles contain nucleic acid (27). In this study, we used pyocin to select for LOS mutants of H. ducreyi strain 35000. One such mutant, HD35000R, produced a LOS molecule that lacked the MAb 3F11 epitope and migrated with an increased mobility on SDS-PAGE. Complementation of this mutant with a plasmid library containingH. ducreyi 35000 chromosomal DNA resulted in the identification of a clone expressing wild-type LOS. Western blot analysis confirmed that this transformant, HD35000R(pLS88.8), expressed the LOS epitope reactive with MAb 3F11. The sequence analysis of the complementing plasmid revealed a 3.2-kb DNA insert containing four complete ORFs. The putative protein product of ORF1 shared similarity (37%) with the E. coli WaaQ, the heptosyltransferase responsible for ...
To investigate if temperature affects the interaction of Haemophilus ducreyi with human epithelial cells, nine strains were used to evaluate the adhesion kinetics of the organism at 33°C and 37°C. The effect of the free toxin on the epithelial cells at those temperatures was also assessed. The cyto-adherence kinetics of H. ducreyi to the epithelial cells was significantly greater at 33°C (10 times more) than at 37°C in all seven clinical isolates tested. There was a significant difference in cell-associated H. ducreyi at 33°C as compared with 37°C. Control strains showed similar adhesion properties at both temperatures. However, the virulent strain CIP542 adhered in larger amounts than the avirulent strain A77. Electron microscopy revealed that there was more tissue necrosis at the lower than the higher temperature. The effect of the free toxin was the same at each temperature. However, strain A77 had significantly lower toxicity than strain CIP542 and the clinical isolates. These results suggest
Summary Routine procedures used to isolate Haemophilus ducreyi in a busy laboratory are reported. Identification was based on colony morphology and nutritional and biochemical properties of 120 fresh isolates of H. ducreyi. These isolates grew very well on Gonococcal Agar and Mueller-Hinton Agar incubated at 34°C in candle extinction jars containing moistened filter paper. Colonies varied in size, giving a polymorphic appearance. They were smooth, dome-shaped, and buff-yellow to grey in colour, and measured 2 mm in diameter. They could be pushed intact across the agar surface. By microscopic examination of gram-stained smears the isolates were gram-negative coccobacilli arranged in short chains, clumps or whorls and occasionally in typical
|p|Azithral is used for infections caused by susceptible organisms in-|/p||p|Upper respiratory tract infections including sinusitis, pharyngitis and tonsillitis|/p||p|Lower respiratory tract infections including bronchitis, acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary|/p||p|disease (COPD)|/p||p|Otitis media|/p||p|Skin and soft tissue infections including cellulitis, pyoderma, erysipelas, wound infections|/p||p|Diarrhea, Shigellosis|/p||p|Sexually transmitted diseases, especially in the treatment of non-gonococcal urethritis and cervicitis due to Chlamydia trachomatis|/p||p|Genital ulcer disease in men due to Haemophilus ducreyi (chancroid)|/p||p|Mild or moderate typhoid due to multiple-antibacterial resistant organisms|/p||p|Prophylaxis against a-hemolytic (viridans group) streptococcal bacterial endocarditis|/p||p|Other infections including odontogenic infections, bartonella infections, toxoplasmosis, babesiosis|/p|
The surest way to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis, is to abstain from sexual contact or to be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and is known to be uninfected.. Avoiding alcohol and drug use may also help prevent transmission of syphilis because these activities may lead to risky sexual behavior. It is important that sex partners talk to each other about their HIV status and history of other STDs so that preventive action can be taken.. Genital ulcer diseases, like syphilis, can occur in both male and female genital areas that are covered or protected by a latex condom, as well as in areas that are not covered. Correct and consistent use of latex condoms can reduce the risk of syphilis, as well as genital herpes and chancroid, only when the infected area or site of potential exposure is protected.. Condoms lubricated with spermicides (especially Nonoxynol-9 or N-9) are no more effective than other lubricated ...
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Lectin s initial product, NutraLec , is a clinically tested functional nutraceutical containing a lectin which neutralizes Helicobacter pylori, the pathogen residing in the stomach which is principally responsible for gastritis, ulcer disease, and stomach cancer. A more potent form of this product, PhytoCAM Ulcer, is being developed as a prescription drug. Much of Lectin s focus is on the development of products for other gastrointestinal diseases and the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs): NutraLec II, also a functional nutraceutical containing lectins, would neutralize pathogens responsible for soldier diarrhea, thereby providing warfighters with improved gastrointestinal health while in the field; PhytoCAM HIV, PhytoCAM VM (vaginal microbicides), and PhytoCAM Condom utilize single or multiple lectins targeted at HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. The company has also identified lectins for protection against genital herpes, syphilis, and chancroid. A particular benefit of the
Hello, It is possible to have a syphilitic chancroid (primary syphilis) in the rectum. However, taking Augmentin would not cause the screening test for syphilis to be negative. See link below. Dr....
The review of studies performed in Bobo-Dioulasso over the past decade suggested a substantial change in STI ecology and epidemiology. In women, the prevalence of ulcerative STI such as chancroid and syphilis have become extremely rare in low and high risk groups. The prevalence of NG and, to a lesser extent, that of TV and CT followed a similar decline. Furthermore, the role of CT and NG in the aetiology of VDS and urethral discharge in men also markedly declined, suggesting a global and sharp decrease of CT and NG load in the community.. Beside these classic STIs, the prevalence of other genital infections, such as BV and CA, tended also to decline in the general population but not among CSW.. Similarly, HIV prevalence and probably HIV incidence curved down in both high risk groups and the general population over the same period of observation.. There is no doubt that the interpretation of these ecological trends has a few limitations. Firstly, the studies selected for this work were not ...
Ben Goldacre, The Guardian, Saturday 23 October 2010. This month it was revealed that US academics funded by NIH deliberately infected mentally incapacitated patients, prison inmates, sex workers, and soldiers from Guatemala with syphilis, gonorrhea, and chancroid during the 1940s.There has been outrage, and rightly so. Since the 1940s, regulations on consent have been tightened up.. But its interesting to look at who participates in medical trials today, and whether we would regard them as giving fully informed consent, without coercion.. Recruiting patients into clinical trials is generally difficult, and often a majority of those who are eligible decide not to participate. This is, in some respects, a systemic problem, as we have been very poor at embedding the idea of routinely resolving uncertainties about which treatments are best into the everyday practice of medicine.. My point is not that these studies are dangerous, because they are not. But in the US, where many are still unable to ...
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Chancroid: an update. Infect in Med 2002; 19:4 Montero JA, Herman B, Bartels LJ, Sinnott JT. Tuberculous otitis. Infect in Med ...
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  • Persons with HIV infection who have chancroid infection should be monitored closely because they are more likely to experience chancroid treatment failure and to have ulcers that heal slowly ( 430 , 432 ). (
  • To positively diagnose chancroid, a doctor must identify the presence of H. ducreyi in fluids taken from the ulcers. (
  • Large ulcers from chancroids can take more than 2 weeks to heal fully. (
  • Mixed infections (particularly with spirochetal organisms) result in massive ulcers and tissue destruction - this is called phagadenic chancroid. (
  • Chancroid, caused by H. ducreyi has infrequently been associated with cases of Genital Ulcer Disease in the US, but has been isolated in up to 10% of genital ulcers diagnosed from STD clinics in Memphis and Chicago. (
  • The induction of the cellular immune response is also responsible for an increased presence and activation of T-helper cells, macrophages and other HIV-susceptible cells in early chancroid lesions, but also in the edges of already established ulcers. (
  • Chancroid is a genital ulcerative disease and sexually transmitted infection characterized by soft (nonindurated) ulcers with irregular borders and tender inguinal lymphadenopathy, or buboes. (
  • The formation of the characteristic ulcers seen in chancroid is facilitated by H ducreyi' s cytolethal distending toxin (HdCDT) that causes apoptosis and necrosis of human cells such as myeloid cells, epithelial cells, keratinocytes, and primary fibroblasts. (
  • Chancroid, a sexually transmitted disease that causes genital ulcers, is rare in the United States but takes hold in communities that have little or no access to health care, such as in Africa. (
  • There is considerable evidence that genital ulcers are independent risk factors for the transmission of HIV, and chancroid may be the most important one,' said Elkins. (
  • Chancroid causes ulcers, usually of the genitals. (
  • In the HIV positive patient, chancroid can present with multiple genital ulcers and in extragenital sites. (
  • Common locations for chancroid sores (ulcers) in men are the shaft or head of the penis, foreskin, the groove behind the head of the penis, the opening of the penis, and the scrotum. (
  • In the United States, the most common cause of genital ulcers is genital herpes , followed by syphilis , and then chancroid. (
  • HIV causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) and is easily spread from person to person through chancroid ulcers. (
  • Uncircumcised men with chancroid ulcers have a 48% risk of acquiring HIV from sexual contact. (
  • Women with chancroid ulcers are also at a greater risk of being infected with HIV during sexual contact. (
  • In addition, the infection can be transmitted non-sexually when fluid from Chancroid ulcers are transferred from an infected person to another individual. (
  • Historical medical illustration showing chancroid ulcers affecting the genitals in six female patients. (
  • Doctors suspect chancroid in people with one or more painful genital sores (ulcers) that have no obvious cause, especially if they have been in areas of the world where the infection is common. (
  • Chancroid must be differentiated from other genital ulcers. (
  • Syphilis is usually painless ulcers while chancroid can be very painfull. (
  • For chancroid special cultures are needed form the ulcers. (
  • However, since 2000 with the widespread use of syndromic approaches to the management of bacterial STDs, chancroid has been rapidly declining as a significant cause of genital ulcers and may have been eliminated in some parts of eastern and southern Africa ( 9 , 17 , 34 ). (
  • The cases reported from surveys of chronic skin ulcers in children conducted in 2013 in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands describe a non-sexually transmitted lower extremity chronic ulcer that is similar in clinical appearance to genital chancroid without marked regional lymphadenopathy or bubo formation. (
  • Chancroid typically presents after a 3 to 10 day incubation with painful, nonindurated, usually purulent genital ulcers, without initial vesicular lesions characteristic of genital herpes. (
  • However, only since surveys of chronic skin ulcers in children were conducted in 2013 in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have lower extremity chronic ulcers similar in clinical appearance to genital chancroid been recognized. (
  • People with chancroid develop sporadic outbreaks of painful ulcers. (
  • Chancroid is characterized by genital papules that progress to pustules and then open painful ulcers. (
  • In 1889, Auguste Ducrey at the University of Naples published his research about the causative agent of chancroid, which is associated with the presence of genital ulcers. (
  • Chancroid is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease (STD) presenting with extremely painful genital ulcers accompanied by enlarged inguinal lymph nodes (buboes). (
  • Chancroid can affect the genitals causing painful ulcers on the area. (
  • The difficulties in diagnosis mean that if you suspect you may have caught chancroid, you should consult an expert at a genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic. (
  • Usually, a doctor will make a diagnosis of chancroid if a person's symptoms match typical chancroid symptoms, and they test negative for other STIs. (
  • Chancroid: clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and management. (
  • The combination of a painful genital ulcer and tender suppurative inguinal adenopathy suggests the diagnosis of chancroid. (
  • Because bacteriologic diagnosis is difficult in most sexually-transmitted disease (STD) clinics, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has definitions for definite and probable chancroid. (
  • The diagnosis is made even more difficult by the fact that patients with chancroid may be coinfected with herpes genitalis or T pallidum. (
  • A diagnosis of chancroid is a little tricky b/c test not widely available. (
  • Diagnosis of Chancroid may require taking samples of the fluid draining from the open sores. (
  • Epidemiologi chancroid sering kali tidak tercatat dengan baik karena sulit dilakukan pemeriksaan untuk konfirmasi diagnosis. (
  • If the initial test results were negative, a serologic test for syphilis and HIV infection should be performed 3 months after the diagnosis of chancroid. (
  • Medical form with diagnosis Chancroid in a hospital. (
  • You can seek diagnosis and treatment for bacterial vaginosis and chancroid at a Planned Parenthood health center , as well as health clinics, private health-care providers, and health departments. (
  • However, because cultures are not routinely performed, and chancroid is uncommon, data are limited regarding prevalence of H. ducreyi antimicrobial resistance. (
  • Chancroid is caused by a bacillus called Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Chancroid is caused by a bacterium called Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Haemophilus species including H. influenzae and H. ducreyi (chancroid). (
  • Chancroid , acute , localized, chiefly sexually transmitted disease , usually of the genital area, caused by the bacillus Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Chancroid is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacteria Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Chancroid is considered one of the classical ulcerative genital diseases that is caused by Gram-negative bacterial pathogen Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Labia minora Fourchette Vestibule Clitoris Perineal area Inner thighs Chancroid is a bacterial infection caused by the fastidious Gram-negative streptobacillus Haemophilus ducreyi. (
  • Chancroid is the name for the acute, ulcerative process caused by a facultative anaerobic bacterium Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • It is well-established that HIV can alter the clinical pattern of chancroid by extending the Haemophilus ducreyi incubation period, as well as by increasing genital ulcer count. (
  • Spinola SM, Bauer ME, Munson RS Jr. Immunopathogenesis of Haemophilus ducreyi infection (chancroid). (
  • Chancroid is a bacterial (Hemophilus ducreyi) infection with an incubation period of 3-14 days. (
  • Chancroid is a bacterial infection caused by the fastidious Gram-negative streptobacillus Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Chancroid is caused by a bacterium, Haemophilus ducreyi, that normally infects only humans. (
  • Chancroid is a highly contagious yet curable sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacteria Haemophilus ducreyi [hum-AH-fill-us DOO-cray]. (
  • Definite chancroid requires isolation of H ducreyi from the lesion. (
  • Chancroid is caused by the gram-negative facultative anaerobic bacillus Hemophilus ducreyi. (
  • Leduc has been working in the field of Haemophilus ducreyi pathogenesis for the past 16 years, 13 of them developing a vaccine against chancroid. (
  • Chancroid is an infection of the genitals that is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Chancroid occurs when Haemophilus ducreyi penetrates the skin through an injury, like a scratch or cut. (
  • Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacterium called Haemophilus Ducreyi. (
  • In order to effectively diagnose Chancroid, the Haemophilus Ducreyi bacteria need to be isolated in a culture from a genital ulcer. (
  • Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Haemophilus ducreyi , which causes painful genital sores. (
  • Chancroid is an infectious disease caused by the fastidious, gram-negative coccobacillus Haemophilus ducreyi , most commonly presenting with a painful genital ulcer, and often associated with fluctuant lymphadenitis. (
  • Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the short gram-negative bacillus Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Haemophilus ducreyi, a fastidious gram-negative bacillus is a well-known cause of chancroid, a sexually transmitted pathogen which has been associated with the sexual transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ( 32 ). (
  • As mentioned above, chancroid is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus ducreyi that attacks the genital area tissues and creates an open sore that is also referred to as a Chancroid or an Ulcer. (
  • Haemophilus ducreyi is a Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic bacillus that is the cause of chancroid, which is endemic in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, although the overall global incidence of the condition has decreased dramatically since the mid 1990s. (
  • Chancroid is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection caused by Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Expression of Haemophilus ducreyi collagen binding outer membrane protein NcaA is required for virulence in swine and human challenge models of chancroid. (
  • Haemophilus ducreyi, the etiologic agent of the sexually transmitted genital ulcer disease chancroid, has been shown to associate with dermal collagen fibers within infected skin lesions. (
  • Treatment of chancroid caused by Haemophilus ducreyi . (
  • Haemophilus ducreyi (Chancroid) is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide . (
  • Hynes, Noreen A. "Haemophilus Ducreyi (Chancroid). (
  • Haemophilus ducreyi bacteria - the causative agent of chancroid, stained with Gentian Violet. (
  • Chancroid is caused by Haemophilus ducreyi bacterium that attacks the soft mucous membrane of the genitals causing painful sores. (
  • Haemophilus ducreyi, the pathogen that causes Chancroid. (
  • Spores of Haemophilus ducreyi Bacteria, the pathogen of Chancroid. (
  • Of the 96 patients diagnosed clinically as chancroid, 76 (79.2%) were culture positive for H. ducreyi. (
  • The lower prevalence of HSV in association with H. ducreyi reported may be at least partly the result of a much higher incidence in Kenya of chancroid which is not initiated by HSV. (
  • Microscopic image of Haemophilus ducreyi , the bacteria species responsible for chancroid infections. (
  • Treatment of chancroid by clavulanic acid with amoxycillin in patients with beta-lactamase-positive Haemophilus ducreyi infection. (
  • Multiresistant strains of Haemophilus ducreyi, the aetiological agent of chancroid, are prevalent in Nairobi, Kenya, where tetracyclines and sulphonamides are no longer very effective in the treatment of chancroid. (
  • The results of this study accord with H. ducreyi as the primary pathogen of chancroid. (
  • Chronic or untreated chancroid infections are more difficult to treat because the bacteria can spread to other areas of the body. (
  • In 50 percent of untreated cases, the chancroid bacteria infect the lymph nodes in the groin. (
  • Blood tests showed that the immunized pigs formed antibodies that prevented the chancroid bacteria from binding hemoglobin and, hence, obtaining the heme it needs to survive, the authors said. (
  • In skin biopsies of the immunized animals, the researchers found no viable chancroid bacteria. (
  • The first sign of chancroid is a small, red papule that occurs within three to seven days following exposure to the bacteria, but may take up to one month. (
  • Chancroid is an infection caused by bacteria and is a type of sexually transmitted disease that results in open sores on and around the genitals of both, women and men. (
  • Chronic or Chancroid infections that are left untreated are very much difficult for treating as in such cases the bacteria causing the infection can be spread in other parts of the body. (
  • Bacterial vaginosis and chancroid are both infections caused by bacteria, which means that they can be treated with antibiotics. (
  • Infections by these bacteria are very rare in the United States and rarer still in Arizona , where our dry weather stands in stark contrast to the tropical climates where chancroid is more common. (
  • Also, as cited in a 2006 systematic review , uncircumcised males are at increased risk for chancroid, which scientists hypothesize is due to the warm and moist environment the foreskin provides for bacteria. (
  • Since 1987, when 4,986 cases were reported in the United States, the number of cases has declined, with 15 cases reported in 2012, 10 cases in 2013, and 6 cases in 2014, with only 3 states reporting cases of chancroid in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (
  • Thus, the increasing incidence of HSV infection may be a factor in the reduction in the number of reported cases of chancroid. (
  • As of 1997, there were fewer than 1,500 cases of chancroid in the United States per year and it occurred primarily in African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. (
  • Many cases of chancroid in the United States occur in persons who had traveled to countries where the disease is more common. (
  • In 2014, only 6 cases of chancroid were reported in the United States. (
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported only six cases of chancroid in 2014 in the US, but the actual number of cases may be higher as many cases are not tested and not reported. (
  • Regardless of whether disease symptoms are present, sex partners of patients with chancroid should be examined and treated if they had sexual contact with the patient during the 10 days preceding the patient's symptom onset. (
  • In about 50% of the patients with chancroid, the infection spreads to either or both of the lymph nodes in the groin. (
  • For health personnel used to seeing patients with chancroid, the clinical signs and symptoms are reliable indicators of the disease. (
  • One-half of patients with chancroid develop painful inguinal lymphadenopathy, usually unilateral. (
  • The initial ulcer may be mistaken as a "hard" chancre, the typical sore of primary syphilis, as opposed to the "soft chancre" of chancroid. (
  • The term soft chancre is frequently used to describe the chancroid sore. (
  • There are many differences between the syphilitic chancre and chancroid: i. (
  • How do you treat chancroid? (
  • Antibiotics can treat chancroid in most cases. (
  • Simple antibiotics can treat chancroid in many cases. (
  • Recent studies undertaken in southern Africa and elsewhere indicate that many short or single dose treatments are available to treat chancroid. (
  • As per The CDC or The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, at least any of the following antibiotics is recommended so as to treat Chancroid. (
  • Successful antimicrobial treatment for chancroid cures the infection, resolves the clinical symptoms, and prevents transmission to others. (
  • People with chancroid should seek medical treatment as soon as they notice symptoms. (
  • What are the symptoms of chancroid? (
  • Most people with chancroid begin to notice symptoms between 3 and 10 days after contracting the infection. (
  • Some people do not have any visible symptoms of chancroid. (
  • The most common symptoms of chancroid are painful, red-colored bumps in the genital region that become ulcerated, open sores. (
  • To diagnose chancroid, a doctor will ask a person questions about their symptoms, sexual history, and travel history. (
  • A doctor will assess chancroid symptoms 3 to 7 days after prescribing antibiotic therapy. (
  • if my chancroid symptoms went away (chancroid on vagina, trouble urinating, swelled groin l. (
  • If you develop symptoms of Chancroid, they will most likely appear between 4 and 10 days from the incident of exposure. (
  • If sex partners have had sexual contact with the infected person during the 10 days before the person's symptoms began, they are examined and treated regardless of whether they have symptoms of chancroid. (
  • Chancroid can be suspected from the signs and symptoms of the condition. (
  • Individuals with chancroid must undergo with immediate medical treatment as soon as they start noticing the symptoms. (
  • Let us check out the chancroid symptoms, in Men and Women below. (
  • Below are some other symptoms that can occur both, in men and women who are suffering from Chancroid. (
  • Some of the common symptoms of chancroid are small red bumps on the genitals causing pain. (
  • Chancroid is a sexually transmitted infection that causes painful open sores, or chancroids, to develop in the genital area. (
  • Having chancroid also increases the risk of developing other STIs because the sores compromise the skin barrier and immune system. (
  • Chancroid sores are often very painful in men but less noticeable and painful in women. (
  • The number one risk factor for contracting chancroid is through contact with the open sores of a person who has chancroid. (
  • Recovery time from chancroid mostly depends on the severity of the infection and the size of the sores. (
  • Chancroid (/ˈʃæŋkrɔɪd/ SHANG-kroyd) is a bacterial sexually transmitted infection characterized by painful sores on the genitalia. (
  • Chancroid is a sexually transmitted infection characterized by painful sores on the genitalia. (
  • Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterial infection that is characterized by painful sores on the genitals. (
  • The disease is more common in men that in women, and as a result, Chancroid sores (usually referred to as soft chancres) often develop in the groin area with painful and swollen lymph glands. (
  • In developed countries, chancroid is rare, but it is a common cause of genital sores throughout much of the developing world. (
  • Because chancroid causes genital sores, people who have it are more likely to become infected with and to spread human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). (
  • Chancroid is a bacterial infection that causes open sores on or around the genitals of men and women. (
  • Chancroid sores may heal without noticeable scarring if all medications are taken as prescribed by your physician. (
  • Chancroid is a type of sexually transmitted bacterial infection causing painful sores on the genitals. (
  • The term "chancroid" refers to a sexually transmitted disease that causes soft, painful open sores in the genital area. (
  • People with chancroid should also be checked for other sexually transmitted infections, including syphilis , HIV , and genital herpes . (
  • Approximately 10% of people with chancroid will have a co-infection with syphilis and/or HIV. (
  • If initial test results for syphilis and HIV infection are negative, doctors recommend that people with chancroid come back in 3 months to be tested again for syphilis and HIV infection, which may also be present. (
  • People with Chancroid should be checked for other STD's like Syphillis, HIV or Genital Herpes. (
  • Worldwide, chancroid appears to have decreased as well, although infection might still occur in certain Africa regions and the Caribbean. (
  • Chancroid is a sexually transmitted infection (STI), which is common in many parts of the tropics, including the Far East, Africa and some regions of Latin America. (
  • Chancroid is noted to be endemic in certain regions of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. (
  • But what if a vaccine against another sexually transmitted infection found widely in that region of Africa - chancroid - was relatively easy to develop and could reduce transmission of HIV as much as 10-fold? (
  • And evidence suggests that eliminating chancroid throughout Africa could help reduce the transmission of HIV. (
  • Chancroid should be suspected in any patient who presents with a painful genital ulcer, especially with a congruent sexual history and in the proper epidemiologic setting (more commonly seen in Africa and elsewhere in small focal outbreaks). (
  • Chancroid is more common in Africa and Southeast Asia and in other parts of the world where HIV is endemic. (
  • It is understood that Chancroid had its origins from Africa, and it is quite a common disease in the Caribbean and Southwest Asia. (
  • Treating chancroid: summary of studies in southern Africa. (
  • Chancroid was once commonly seen in sexually transmitted diseases (STD) clinics across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, where its incidence exceeded that of all other genital ulcer diseases combined. (
  • Several antibiotics are effective for chancroid. (
  • In most cases chancroid can be treated with antibiotics. (
  • Chancroid may mostly be treated successfully with antibiotics or surgery. (
  • You will be prescribed with antibiotics by your doctor for clearing the Chancroid infection. (
  • Chancroid can be prevented through safer sex practices and treated with antibiotics. (
  • Antibiotics are prescribed in suitable doses for chancroid infection. (
  • A comparative study of single-dose treatment of chancroid using thiamphenicol versus Azithromycin. (
  • A study was conducted in São Paulo, Brazil, to compare azithromycin with thiamphenicol for the single-dose treatment of chancroid. (
  • Untreated chancroid conditions may cause permanent scarring on the genitals of men and lead to serious complications and infections in women. (
  • Annually reported number of chancroid infections in Saudi Arabia from 1995 to 1999. (
  • It is also possible that HSV infection is less common in Kenya, either alone or as an initiator of chancroid, than in the US or Europe, becuase of a higher rate of childhood HSV infections in Kenya, which may confer a degree of immunity against genital HSV infection in this population. (
  • This chancroid or ulcer may bleed or may produce a contagious fluid that might spread the bacterium during intercourse. (
  • Gram negative bacterium belonging to streptobacillus group causes chancroid and is common in developing countries in low economic groups and sex workers. (
  • Swollen, painful lymph glands, or inguinal buboes [in-GWEEN-al BEW-boes], in the groin area are often associated with chancroid. (
  • Rarely, the ulcer of chancroid will be transient and the clinical presentation will be that of painful inguinal lymphadenopathy without a genital ulcer. (
  • Herpes simplex can be clinically differentiated from chancroid by the multiple vesicular lesions, recurrence, and by less prominent inguinal lymphadenopathy. (
  • In 50% of cases with chancroid, the inguinal lymph nodes, situated between the thighs and the abdomen on either side, may become infected, producing swollen and painful lumps. (
  • About half of the people who are infected with a chancroid will develop enlarged inguinal lymph nodes , the nodes located in the fold between the leg and the lower abdomen. (
  • A suppurative lymphadenopathy (abscess formation and drainage over the inguinal skin) is pathognomonic for chancroid. (
  • (A) The eroded purulent ulcer of chancroid is painful and may be associated with painful inguinal adenitis. (
  • The clinical and laboratory differentiation between chancroid and lymphogranuloma venereum. (
  • After an incubation period of one day to two weeks, chancroid begins with a small bump that becomes an ulcer within a day of its appearance. (
  • Chancroid incubation period may last 3 - 7 days. (
  • About one half of the people who are infected with a chancroid develop enlarged lymph nodes in the groin. (
  • Having both a painful genital ulcer and tender swelling in the groin raises the possibility of chancroid (in setting of negative syphilis and herpes testing). (
  • Painful tender groin lumps (bubo) is typical for chancroid in combination with a painful genital ulcer. (
  • [ 6 ] Even so, in 1997, the annual global incidence of chancroid was reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) to be about 6 million. (
  • Even though the incidence of chancroid in the United States decreased in the 1990s, there is an alarming connection between chancroid and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. (
  • Risky and promiscuous sexual behaviour contributes to a wider incidence of chancroid or soft sore. (
  • The highest incidence of chancroid is observed in young adult males 20-25 years of age with a male-to-female ratio of 1:3. (
  • Current scientific views on the Chancroid definition, epidemiology and etiology are reviewed. (
  • Providers caring for returning travelers should know where to find up-to-date information about global epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance patterns of STI from national (CDC, ) and international public health authorities (World Health Organization [WHO], ). (
  • All patients with suspected chancroid should be tested for other sexually transmitted diseases (HIV, Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HSV). (
  • These studies provided the foundation for the differentiation of chancroid from syphilis, at least in etiology, as autoinoculation of the later did not result in ulcer formation. (
  • Probable chancroid requires consistent clinical findings along with negative darkfield microscopy for Treponema pallidum, negative serologic tests for syphilis, and negative culture for herpes simplex virus (HSV). (
  • Finding the right clinical trial for Chancroid can be challenging. (
  • As with most STDs Chancroid can be treated with penicillin. (
  • Getting tested for STDs regularly is the most effective way to detect Chancroid early. (
  • If you're diagnosed with chancroid, you're also at risk for all other STDs so you should be tested for them as well. (
  • citation needed] Most individuals diagnosed with chancroid have visited countries or areas where the disease is known to occur frequently, although outbreaks have been observed in association with crack cocaine use and prostitution. (
  • There are occasional localized outbreaks of chancroid in the United States. (
  • People who travel frequently to regions that have outbreaks of chancroid and people who move closely with low socio-economic groups are at high risk of developing this bacterial infection. (
  • Diversity of H. ducreyt strains isolated from Jackson and New Orleans chancroid outbreaks. (
  • Transient chancroid is a term for a tiny papule that is often overlooked, but characteristic lymphadenopathy is present. (
  • One important thing about chancroid is that it's very easy to mistake it for other medical conditions, including other tropical diseases. (
  • The health care provider diagnoses chancroid by looking at the ulcer(s), checking for swollen lymph nodes and testing (ruling out) for other sexually-transmitted diseases. (
  • Furthermore, in a large number of countries with high rates of HIV-infection chancroid is the most frequent cause of genital ulcer disease, with strong associations between these two diseases. (
  • Copeland NK, Decker CF. Other sexually transmitted diseases chancroid and donovanosis. (
  • Recent studies show that genital ulcer diseases such as chancroid can enhance HIV transmission three- to 10-fold. (
  • Electronic databases (1950-2004) were searched using keywords and text terms for herpes simplex, syphilis, chancroid, ulcerative sexually transmitted diseases, or their causative agents, in conjunction with terms to identify epidemiological studies. (
  • In 1998, Moses et al 12 reviewed the evidence for male circumcision as a preventive health measure and concluded that circumcised men had a lower risk of diseases such as chancroid, syphilis, and genital herpes. (
  • Gonorrhoea, Chlamydia, Genital herpes are common sexually transmitted diseases that people are aware of, but are you among many to be coming across Chancroid for the first time? (
  • What is the treatment for chancroid? (
  • Concomitant HIV infection can also significantly affect the success of chancroid chemotherapy, which means protracted healing and more common treatment failures. (
  • Syphilis is usually not painful and, unlike chancroid, the genital ulcer will disappear without treatment. (
  • Not included in CDC recommendations for treatment of chancroid. (
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention has come out with Chancroid treatment guidelines which is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). (
  • The combination of amoxycillin-clavulanic acid appears to be very effective for the treatment of chancroid. (
  • Chancroid ulcer is classically described as "ulcus molle," or a soft non-indurated sore, which is different in comparison to the indurated ulcer seen in syphilis. (
  • Chancroid, also known as ulcus molle, skin , is related to primary syphilis and syphilis . (
  • The CDC recommendation for chancroid is a single oral dose of Azythromicin or a single IM dose of Ceftriaxone or oral Erythromycin for seven days. (
  • This first systematic review of male circumcision and ulcerative STI strongly indicates that circumcised men are at lower risk of chancroid and syphilis. (
  • Chancroid is a bacterial infection that is spread through sexual contact. (
  • 52 Chancroid is a bacterial infection that is spread through sexual contact. (
  • An experienced genitourinary specialist will strongly suspect chancroid from the appearance of the lesions. (
  • Men affected with chancroid usually harbor a single lesion, while in women multiple lesions are typically observed. (
  • The variant of the latter type of chancroid is serpiginous chancroid, characterized by progressive lesions towards the umbilical region or down the thighs. (
  • Sites For Chancroid Lesions Internal and external surface of prepuce. (
  • PIP: Of 110 males selected for review with possible chancroid, 96 were clinically diagnosed as having chancroid, 7 as having herpetic lesions, and 7 as having syphilis. (
  • Her experience includes native and recombinant protein purification, study of serum resistance, the rabbit and swine experimental models of chancroid, and molecular biology. (
  • How do I differentiate between syphilis and chancroid? (
  • How can you differentiate between syphilis and chancroid? (
  • The prevalence of chancroid has declined in the United States. (
  • Such epidemiological synergy between HIV infection and chancroid basically represents a two-way street, where these pathogens can influence each other's transmission patterns. (
  • Interaction between HIV infection and chancroid. (
  • Commercial sex workers infected with chancroid form a 'reservoir' of infection, Elkins said. (
  • In North America and Europe, chancroid has been a relatively rare STD with the exception of a short-lived increase in prevalence which occurred from 1975 to1995 related to transmission from female sex workers ( 5 , 8 , 21 ). (
  • The only sure way to prevent chancroid is to avoid all sexual activities and contact. (
  • A typical chancroid ulcer is about 1 to 2 centimeters in diameter and has an erythematous base with gray or yellow purulent discharge. (