Chancroid

Common Name(s)

Chancroid

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The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

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Following organizations serve the condition "Chancroid" for support, advocacy or research.

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The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

http://www.thestdproject.com/

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Chancroid" returned 44 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A comparative study of single-dose treatment of chancroid using thiamphenicol versus Azithromycin.
 

Author(s): Walter Belda, Nilton G Di Chiacchio, Nilton Di Chiacchio, Ricardo Romiti, Paulo R Criado, Paulo Eduardo N Ferreira Velho

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. 2009 06;13(3):218-20.

 

A study was conducted in São Paulo, Brazil, to compare azithromycin with thiamphenicol for the single-dose treatment of chancroid. In all, 54 men with chancroid were tested. The etiology was determined by clinical characterization and direct bacterioscopy with Gram staining. None ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Image of the month. Combined chancre, a soft chancroid and a syphilitic chancre].
 

Author(s): F Henry, C Devillers, G Szepetiuk, G E Piérard

Journal: Rev Med Liege. 2009 Apr;64(4):177-8.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Chancroid.
 

Author(s): D A Lewis, C A Ison

Journal: Sex Transm Infect. 2006 Dec;82 Suppl 4():iv19-20.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Chancroid" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Male circumcision and risk of syphilis, chancroid, and genital herpes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): H A Weiss, S L Thomas, S K Munabi, R J Hayes

Journal: Sex Transm Infect. 2006 Apr;82(2):101-9; discussion 110.

 

Male circumcision is associated with reduced risk of HIV infection. This may be partly because of a protective effect of circumcision on other sexually transmitted infections (STI), especially those causing genital ulcers, but evidence for such protection is unclear. Our objective ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Chancroid: clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and management.
 

Author(s): D A Lewis

Journal: Sex Transm Infect. 2003 Feb;79(1):68-71.

 

Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the Gram negative bacterium Haemophilus ducreyi and is characterised by necrotising genital ulceration which may be accompanied by inguinal lymphadenitis or bubo formation. H ducreyi is a fastidious organism which is difficult ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Immunopathogenesis of Haemophilus ducreyi infection (chancroid).
 

Author(s): Stanley M Spinola, Margaret E Bauer, Robert S Munson

Journal: Infect. Immun.. 2002 Apr;70(4):1667-76.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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