lymphogranuloma venereum

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Related to lymphogranuloma venereum: granuloma inguinale, chancroid

lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma ve·ne·re·um

 (lĭm′fə-grăn′yə-lō′mə və-nîr′rē-əm)
A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium (Chlamydia trachomatis), characterized by an initial genital lesion followed by enlargement of the lymph nodes in the groin area.

[New Latin : lympho- + granuloma + Latin venereum, neuter of venereus, venereal.]
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Noun1.lymphogranuloma venereum - infectious disease caused by a species of chlamydia bacterium; transmitted by sexual contact; characterized by genital lesions and swelling of lymph nodes in the groin
sexually transmitted disease, social disease, STD, VD, venereal disease, venereal infection, Venus's curse, Cupid's disease, Cupid's itch, dose - a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact

lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma ve·ne·re·um

, venereal lymphogranuloma
n. linfogranuloma venéreo, enfermedad viral trasmitida sexualmente que puede producir elefantiasis de los genitales y estrechez rectal.

lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)

n linfogranuloma venéreo (LGV)
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Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Chlamydia trachomatis serovars L1, L2, or L3.
Such examples include investigation of several temporally clustered cases of Streptococcus pyogenes invasive disease in Air Force recruits [199], a case cluster of lymphogranuloma venereum caused by Chlamydia trachomatis serovar L1 in homosexual men [200], and an outbreak of E.
Until the early 1980s, the scope of recognized STDs included only five traditional infections: syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum and granuloma inguinale.
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted disease caused by infection with Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria, genotypes L1-L3.
Three C trachomatis serovars can cause lymphogranuloma venereum, a lymphatic system infection that spawned a concerning spate of outbreaks among MSM over the past decade, (7,8) but this article will not cover lymphogranuloma venereum.
Blood was collected from all consenting patients for syphilis (RPR and TPHA tests), lymphogranuloma venereum (chlamydial micro-IF), and HIV serological testing.
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In the diagnosis of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), an STI caused by the Chlamydia trachomatis subtypes L1-L3, a limitation of commercially available NAATs for chlamydia detection is their inability to distinguish between those Chlamydia trachomatis subtypes (LGV (L1-L3) vs.
Unlike HIV-AIDS, this bacterial infection called lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is easily treatable with antibiotics.
The common curable STDs are gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, syphilis, trichomoniasis, chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum, and donovanosis.
In contrast to the lymphadenopathy associated with cat scratch disease and lymphogranuloma venereum, no palisading of histiocytes around the abscesses was noted.
Lymphogranuloma venereum prevalence in Sweden among men who have sex with men and characterization of Chlamydia trachomatis ompA genotypes.