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2001 National guideline for the management of donovanosis (granuloma inguinale)

Author(s)BASHH; Clinical Effectiveness Group (Association for Genitourinary Medicine and the Medical
Society for the Study of Venereal Diseases)
AbstractDonovanosis is a sexually transmitted infection that usually manifests itself as genital ulceration. It is seen chiefly in small endemic foci in tropical countries. Active foci of disease in recent years have been described in India, Papua New Guinea, the Caribbean, Brazil, the Guyanas, South Africa, Zambia, Vietnam, and in Australian aboriginals. The causative organism formerly, Calymmatobacterium granulomatis has recently been officially redesignated
Klebsiella granulomatis.
Date of publishing08/01/2001
Date of last review by us08/15/2007
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