Lymphogranuloma venereum

Common Name(s)

Lymphogranuloma venereum

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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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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.

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Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Lymphogranuloma venereum" returned 114 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Low Prevalence of Urethral Lymphogranuloma Venereum Infections Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Prospective Observational Study, Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
 

Author(s): Nynke H N de Vrieze, Bart Versteeg, Sylvia M Bruisten, Martijn S van Rooijen, Jannie J van der Helm, Henry J C de Vries

Journal: Sex Transm Dis. 2017 Sep;44(9):547-550.

 

In contrast to anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), few urogenital LGV cases are reported in men who have sex with men. Lymphogranuloma venereum was diagnosed in 0.06% (7/12,174) urine samples, and 0.9% (109/12,174) anorectal samples. Genital-anal transmission seems unlikely ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Inguinal and anorectal Lymphogranuloma Venereum: a case series from a sexually transmitted disease center in Rome, Italy.
 

Author(s): Alessandra Latini, Mauro Zaccarelli, Maria Grazia Paglia, Maria Gabriella Donà, Amalia Giglio, Domenico Moretto, Antonella Vulcano, Massimo Giuliani, Manuela Colafigli, Marina Ambrifi, Fulvia Pimpinelli, Antonio Cristaudo

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Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection caused by L1, L2, L3 serovars of C. trachomatis (CT). Since 2003, LGV cases have been increasing in Europe. Aim of this report is to describe the LGV cases diagnosed in the largest STI center in Rome, Italy, from 2000 ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Emergence of the lymphogranuloma venereum L2c genovariant, Hungary, 2012 to 2016.
 

Author(s): Fruzsina Petrovay, Eszter Balla, Tímea Erdősi

Journal: Euro Surveill.. 2017 Feb;22(5):.

 

In eastern Europe, few countries have so far reported laboratory-confirmed cases of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). Here we describe 22 LGV cases in men who have sex with men (MSM) detected in Hungary from November 2012 to July 2016. Sequence analyses show that 16 of these 22 cases ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Lymphogranuloma venereum" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Doxycycline Efficacy for Rectal Lymphogranuloma Venereum in Men Who Have Sex with Men.
 

Author(s): Charussri Leeyaphan, Jason J Ong, Eric P F Chow, Fabian Y S Kong, Jane S Hocking, Melanie Bissessor, Christopher K Fairley, Marcus Chen

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2016 10;22(10):1778-84.

 

Rectal lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) has reemerged as a sexually transmitted infection among men who have sex with men (MSM), particularly those who are HIV-positive. We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the efficacy of doxycycline (100 mg 2×/d for 21 ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Approach to lymphogranuloma venereum.
 

Author(s): Patrick O'Byrne, Paul MacPherson, Stephane DeLaplante, Gila Metz, Andree Bourgault

Journal: Can Fam Physician. 2016 Jul;62(7):554-8.

 

To review the literature about lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) and to provide an overview and discussion of practice guidelines.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Lymphogranuloma venereum.
 

Author(s): D Mabey, R W Peeling

Journal: Sex Transm Infect. 2002 Apr;78(2):90-2.

 

Lymphogranuloma venereum is caused by serovars of Chlamydia trachomatis. It is rare in industrialised countries, but is endemic in parts of Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean. We discuss its clinical features, diagnosis, and management.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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