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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Following organizations serve the condition "Lymphogranuloma venereum" 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 "Lymphogranuloma venereum" returned 108 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Notes from the Field: Cluster of Lymphogranuloma Venereum Cases Among Men Who Have Sex with Men - Michigan, August 2015-April 2016.
 

Author(s): Alex de Voux, James B Kent, Kathryn Macomber, Karen Krzanowski, Dawn Jackson, Tayneata Starr, Sandra Johnson, Deborah Richmond, Lawrence R Crane, Jonathan Cohn, Christopher Finch, Jevon McFadden, Allan Pillay, Cheng Chen, Laurie Anderson, Ellen N Kersh

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Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by infection with invasive Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1-L3 (1). LGV is characterized by inguinal and/or femoral lymphadenopathy, typically following a transient, self-limited genital ulcer or papule ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2016

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A suspected case of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) suggests underdiagnosed LGV infection among Slovenian men who have sex with men.
 

Author(s): Boštjan Mlakar, Ana Ramšak

Journal: Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat. 2016 Jun;25(2):35-7.

 

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is sexually transmitted infection caused by serovars of Chlamydia trachomatis, mostly seen among HIV-positive men who have sex with men. The first three reports of possible LGV in Slovenia were from April to June 2015, followed by a confirmed case of ...

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2016

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Steady increase of lymphogranuloma venereum cases, Czech Republic, 2010 to 2015.
 

Author(s): Filip Rob, Kateřina Jůzlová, Helena Krutáková, Hana Zákoucká, Daniela Vaňousová, Zuzana Kružicová, Ladislav Machala, Dan Veselý, David Jilich, Jana Hercogová

Journal: Euro Surveill.. 2016 ;21(11):30165.

 

Since the notification of the first case of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in the Czech Republic in 2010, the numbers of LGV cases have steadily increased in the country. In 2015, 40 LGV cases were diagnosed, bringing the total for 2010-2015, to 88 cases. The profile of the most affected ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2016

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

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: 14 Jul 2016

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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: 25 Jun 2002

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Laboratory techniques in the investigation of chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum and donovanosis.
 

Author(s): E Van Dyck, P Piot

Journal: Genitourin Med. 1992 Apr;68(2):130-3.

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 1992

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