Lymphogranuloma venereum

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

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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Confirmed inguinal lymphogranuloma venereum genovar L2c in a man who had sex with men, Slovenia, 2015.
 

Author(s): Mojca Matičič, Irena Klavs, Jerneja Videčnik Zorman, Darja Vidmar Vovko, Rok Kogoj, Darja Keše

Journal: Euro Surveill.. 2016 ;21(5):2-5.

 

A laboratory-confirmed lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) case in Slovenia was reported in 2015, in a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-negative man presenting with inguinal lymphadenopathy. He reported unprotected insertive anal intercourse with two male partners in Croatia. Variant ...

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2016

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Asymptomatic Lymphogranuloma Venereum in Men who Have Sex with Men, United Kingdom.
 

Author(s): Cara Saxon, Gwenda Hughes, Catherine Ison,

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2016 Jan;22(1):112-6.

 

We investigated prevalence of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) among men who have sex with men who were tested for chlamydia at 12 clinics in the United Kingdom during 10 weeks in 2012. Of 713 men positive for Chlamydia trachomatis, 66 (9%) had LGV serovars; 15 (27%) of 55 for whom ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2015

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

Treatment of lymphogranuloma venereum.
 

Author(s): Catherine A McLean, Bradley P Stoner, Kimberly A Workowski

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2007 Apr;44 Suppl 3():S147-52.

 

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) classically presents with 1 or more genital ulcers or papules, as well as inguinal lymphadenopathy (buboes). Recently reported cases of LGV proctitis in men who have sex with men, many of whom are coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), have ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2007

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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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