• Stephen A. Morse
  • David L. Trees
  • Patricia A. Totten
Part of the Methods in Molecular Medicine™ book series (MIMM, volume 15)


Chancroid is a genital ulcerative disease GUD). These diseases are common throughout the world and include syphilis, genital herpes, chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum, and donovanosis. Chancroid is particularly common an Africa, Asia, and Latin America where its incidence may exceed that of syphilis as a cause of genital ulceration (1,2). However, chancroid is considered an uncommon sexually transmitted infection in the United States


Polymerase Chain Reaction Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay Genital Herpes Genital Ulcer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen A. Morse
    • 1
  • David L. Trees
    • 1
  • Patricia A. Totten
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of A1DS, STD and TB Laboratory ResearchNational Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionAtlanta
  2. 2.Division of Infectious DiseasesUniversity of Washington, Harborview Medical CenterSeattle

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