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Genital ulcers and concomitant complaints in men attending a sexually transmitted infections clinic: implications for sexually transmitted infections management.

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BACKGROUND: Although genital herpes has emerged as the most common cause of genital ulcers in Southern Africa, treatment for herpes is not available routinely in the region. This study was performed to determine the etiology of genital ulcers in men in Durban and assess other sexually transmitted infections-related symptoms, presentation, and treatment patterns in this group. METHODS: Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests were performed on specimens from consecutive male patients with genita...

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O'Farrell, N More by this author
Morison, L More by this author
Moodley, P More by this author
Vanmali, T More by this author
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Journal:
Sexually transmitted diseases
Volume:
35
Issue:
6
Pages:
545-549
Publication date:
2008-06-05
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EISSN:
1537-4521
ISSN:
0148-5717
URN:
uuid:38c2ed65-8d91-4a5b-8068-53a7da12f112
Source identifiers:
383243
Local pid:
pubs:383243

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