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2006 National Guideline for the Management of Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

Author(s)Clinical Effectiveness Group of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (CEG/BASHH)
AbstractLymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a systemic disease caused by one of three invasive serovars L1, L2, or L3 of chlamydia trachomatis, but other strains may occasionally be involved. The disease has previouslybeen known by a variety of terms including 'Durand-Nicolas-Favre’s disease', 'lymphopatia venereum' and 'lymphogranuloma inguinale'.

This guideline gives information on aetiology and epidemiology; clinical features; diagnosis; management; auditable outcome measures.
Date of publishing05/01/2002
Date of last revision by publisher08/01/2006
Date of last review by us08/15/2007
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