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Glen Tamura gtamura at u.washington.edu
Thu Jul 2 18:06:55 EST 1998


There are many causes for genital ulcers. The most common are: 
1) Chancre - this is the primary lesion of syphilis, caused by Treponema
pallidum. 
2) Chancroid - caused by Haemophilus ducreyi
3) Lymphogranuloma venereum - caused by Chlamydia. 

Glen Tamura

On Thu, 2 Jul 1998, Kurt Sims wrote:

> In article <359973a3.6822496 at news.mindspring.com>,
> postrain2 at mindspring.com wrote:
> 
> >what is the cause of chancre?
> 
> I think the bug you're talking about is Hemophilus ducreyi.
> 
> 




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