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 109 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Epidemiology of infections by HIV, Syphilis, Gonorrhea and Lymphogranuloma Venereum in Barcelona City: a population-based incidence study.
 

Author(s): Marc Martí-Pastor, Patricia García de Olalla, Maria-Jesús Barberá, Christian Manzardo, Inma Ocaña, Hernando Knobel, Mercè Gurguí, Victoria Humet, Martí Vall, Esteban Ribera, Judit Villar, Gemma Martín, Maria A Sambeat, Andres Marco, Alvaro Vives, Mercè Alsina, Josep M Miró, Joan A Caylà,

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The aim of this study was to determine the evolution of HIV infection, gonorrhea, syphilis and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), and their epidemiological characteristics in Barcelona city.

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2015

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High Prevalence of Co-Infections by Invasive and Non-Invasive Chlamydia trachomatis Genotypes during the Lymphogranuloma Venereum Outbreak in Spain.
 

Author(s): Mario Rodriguez-Dominguez, Jose Maria Gonzalez-Alba, Teresa Puerta, Blanca Menendez, Ana Maria Sanchez-Diaz, Rafael Canton, Jorge del Romero, Juan Carlos Galan

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The evolution of Chlamydia trachomatis is mainly driven by recombination events. This fact can be fuelled by the coincidence in several European regions of the high prevalence of non-invasive urogenital genotypes and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) outbreaks. This scenario could modify ...

Last Updated: 13 May 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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