Chancroid - Haemophilus Ducreyi

(Haemophilus ducreyi)

Chancroid is a highly contagious yet curable sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacterium called Haemophilus ducreyi. Chancroid causes ulcers, usually of the genitals, and is often associated with painfully swollen lymph glands in the groin area.

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Last Revised: February 5, 2015