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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 1,014
Online ISSN 1827-1820
Scuderi G., Lazzaro Danzuso G., Amato F. G.
Azienda Ospedaliera S. Elia - Caltanissetta, Divisione di Dermatologia
Ducrey’s streptobacillosis is a venereal disease caused by Haemophilus ducreyi, a Gram negative coccobacillus. Two cases in non-seropositive patients treated with azithromycin are reported. The epidemiology, clinical features, hypothesis concerning the role of this disease in heterosexual HIV transmission, differential and laboratory diagnosis are discussed.