• George P. Schmid


Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease characterized by one or more genital ulcers, often accompanied by painful inguinal lymphadenopathy. The etiologic agent is Haemophilus ducreyi, a fastidious, small gram-negative rod.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • George P. Schmid
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  1. 1.Division of Std/Hiv Prevention, Center for Prevention ServicesCenters for Disease ControlAtlantaUSA

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