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Genetic Screen in Chlamydia muridarum Reveals Role for an Interferon-Induced Host Cell Death Program in Antimicrobial Inclusion Rupture.

MBio 2019 Apr 9;10(2). Epub 2019 Apr 9.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Interferon-regulated immune defenses protect mammals from pathogenically diverse obligate intracellular bacterial pathogens of the genus Interferon gamma (IFN-γ) is especially important in controlling the virulence of species and thus impacts the modeling of human chlamydial infection and disease in mice. How IFN-γ contributes to cell-autonomous defenses against species and how these pathogens evade IFN-γ-mediated immunity in their natural hosts are not well understood. We conducted a genetic screen which identified 31 -ensitive (Igs) mutants of the mouse model pathogen Genetic suppressor analysis and lateral gene transfer were used to map the phenotype of one of these mutants, Igs4, to a missense mutation in a putative chlamydial inclusion membrane protein, TC0574. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00385-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6456753PMC
April 2019
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Emergency Department.

Emerg Med Clin North Am 2019 May;37(2):165-192

Prisma Health, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, 701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605, USA. Electronic address:

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) continue to be underrecognized leading to devastating health and economic consequences. Emergency clinicians play an important role in diagnosing and managing STDs and in improving health care outcomes for both the patient and their partners. In addition, antibiotic resistance and emerging infections continue to challenge providers in clinical practice. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emc.2019.01.001DOI Listing
May 2019
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Bacterial sexually transmitted infections.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2019 Mar;17(3):287-315

WIR "Walk In Ruhr", competence network HIV/AIDS, Center for Sexual Health and Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany.

Worldwide, the incidence of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) has shown a significant increase in recent years. In Germany, this circumstance is reflected by a rise in the number of reported syphilis cases. There has also been an uptick in the incidence of non-notifiable STIs such as gonorrhea and infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddg.13804DOI Listing
March 2019
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Bakterielle sexuell übertragbare Infektionen.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2019 Mar;17(3):287-317

WIR "Walk In Ruhr", Kompetenznetz HIV/AIDS, Zentrum für Sexuelle Gesundheit und Medizin, Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

Bakterielle sexuell übertragbare Infektionen (STI) zeigen seit Jahren weltweit eine deutliche Zunahme. In Deutschland wird diese Tatsache durch steigende Meldezahlen für Syphilis bestätigt. Auch für die nicht meldepflichtigen STI Gonorrhoe, Chlamydia-trachomatis- und Mycoplasma-genitalium-Infektionen wird eine zunehmende Inzidenz beobachtet. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddg.13804_gDOI Listing
March 2019
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A case of inguinal lymphogranuloma venereum imitating malignancy on CT imaging.

Radiol Case Rep 2019 May 5;14(5):581-583. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

UC San Diego Health, CA, USA.

Lymphogranuloma venereum is a sexually transmitted infection caused by serovars L1, L2, and L3 of . We here report a case of Lymphogranuloma venereum, confirmed by PCR testing, which mimicked malignancy on CT imaging. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radcr.2019.02.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6406045PMC

Infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis (including lymphogranuloma venereum) and Mycoplasma genitalium.

Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 2019 Mar 13. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Unidad de ITS Vall d'Hebron-Drassanes, Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, España.

Sexually transmitted infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, including lymphogranuloma venereum and Mycoplasma genitalium have increased in last decade. This epidemiological scenario presents new challenges in order to improve and strengthen our control and prevention strategies. The routine clinical diagnosis of urethritis and cervicitis must be combined with the active search for the causal agent in men with symptoms of dysuria or proctitis, and in women with pelvic inflammatory disease. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eimc.2019.01.014DOI Listing
March 2019
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Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) proctocolitis mimicking rectal lymphoma.

Radiol Case Rep 2018 Dec 13;13(6):1119-1122. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 2400 Pratt Street, Suite 8007, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

Lymphogranuloma venereum is a sexually transmitted infection caused by serotypes L1-3 of and may present as hemorrhagic proctocolitis. The diagnosis of an active infection is difficult to establish, as confirmatory testing can be unreliable or unavailable. Imaging findings can be nonspecific and mimic malignancy or other chronic infectious and inflammatory disorders. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radcr.2018.08.015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6372233PMC
December 2018
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Rectal Lymphogranuloma Venereum, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Emerg Infect Dis 2019 Mar;25(3):598-599

Among 34 men with proctitis in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 16 (47%) had Chlamydia trachomatis infection, 11 (68.8%) of which were biovar lymphogranuloma venereum. The outbreak was probably local, as in Europe. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2503.180600DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6390746PMC
March 2019
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Bacterial sexually transmitted infections in France: recent trends and patients' characteristics in 2016.

Euro Surveill 2019 Jan;24(5)

Santé publique France (the French national public health agency), Saint-Maurice, France.

Diagnoses of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STI) have been increasing in France since their resurgence in the late 1990s. This article presents recent epidemiological trends until 2016 and the patients' characteristics. STI surveillance relies on sentinel networks: a clinician-based network RésIST (clinical, biological and behavioural data for early syphilis and gonorrhoea), the lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) network (clinical, biological and behavioural data for rectal LGV, and the laboratory networks Rénachla and Rénago (demographic and biological data for chlamydial infections and gonorrhoea, respectively). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.5.1800038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6386212PMC
January 2019
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Lymphogranuloma venereum presenting as penile ulcer in two HIV-negative gay men.

Int J STD AIDS 2019 Apr 4;30(5):515-518. Epub 2019 Feb 4.

3 RPA Sexual Health, Sydney Local Health District, Camperdown, Australia.

An epidemic of lymphogranuloma venereum among men who have sex with men (MSM) has persisted in Australia for over a decade and virtually all diagnoses are made from rectal samples. We discuss two cases of human immunodeficiency virus-negative MSM who presented with a penile ulcer. The diagnosis can be made by ensuring a swab of any such ulcer is tested for Chlamydia trachomatis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462418821579DOI Listing

Lymphogranuloma venereum is on the rise in Belgium among HIV negative men who have sex with men: surveillance data from 2011 until the end of June 2017.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 Dec 20;18(1):689. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000, Antwerp, Belgium.

Background: The number of cases of Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is increasing in Europe. The described epidemic is mostly confined to HIV positive men who have sex with men (MSM). However, dissemination of LGV from HIV positive to HIV negative MSM could take place due to the implementation of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and subsequent possible decrease in condom use. Read More

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https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s128
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3600-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6302394PMC
December 2018
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Genetic Inactivation of Inclusion Membrane Protein CT228 Alters MYPT1 Recruitment, Extrusion Production, and Longevity of Infection.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2018 30;8:415. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States.

is an obligate intracellular pathogen with global health and economic impact. Upon infection, resides within a protective niche, the inclusion, wherein it replicates and usurps host cell machinery and resources. The inclusion membrane is the key host-pathogen interface that governs specific protein-protein interactions to manipulate host signaling pathways. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2018.00415DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6284022PMC
November 2018
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Lymphogranuloma venereum presenting as an ulcer on the tongue.

Sex Transm Infect 2019 May 15;95(3):169-170. Epub 2018 Dec 15.

Dermatology Department, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Oropharyngeal lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is an uncommon presentation and mainly consists of either asymptomatic infections or enlarged cervical lymphadenopathy. According to cross-sectional studies, the prevalence of pharyngeal LGV among men who have sex with men (MSM) seems to be very low. Tissue tropism could explain the difference between rectal and oral mucosa infection frequencies. Read More

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http://sti.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/sextrans-2018-053787
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2018-053787DOI Listing
May 2019
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Lymphoganuloma venereum in the Western world, 15 years after its re-emergence: new perspectives and research priorities.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2019 Feb;32(1):43-50

Department of Infectious Diseases, STI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Service of Amsterdam.

Purpose Of Review: Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a serious sexually transmitted infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. If left untreated LGV can cause irreversible late sequelae. LGV is endemic among a high-risk population of men who have sex with men (MSM), and largely reported in Western metropoles. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000519DOI Listing
February 2019
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Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in men who have sex with men (MSM): a re-emerging problem, Malta, 2018.

Euro Surveill 2018 Oct;23(43)

Genitourinary Clinic, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta.

From 1 January to 30 June 2018, 11 cases of Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV; all preserved samples (n = 4) genovar L2b) were identified at the Genitourinary Clinic (GUC), Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta. All cases were diagnosed in men who have sex with men (MSM); six participated in three group-sex parties. Here, we describe the outbreak and risk factors associated with LGV diagnoses in MSM in Malta in 2018. Read More

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https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.E
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.43.1800541DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6208008PMC
October 2018
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[Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Tropics].

Authors:
C Bendick

Hautarzt 2018 Nov;69(11):945-959

Department of Dermatology, Preah Kossamak-Hospital, BP 1006, Phnom Penh, Kambodscha.

Sexually transmitted infections (STI) are common all over the world and the incidence of chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and trichomoniasis alone is estimated at 500 million/year. Of these infections 75% occur in tropical countries in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and South as well as Southeast Asia. The bacterial infections chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) and granuloma inguinale (GI, Donovanosis) are termed tropical STI. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00105-018-4275-6
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00105-018-4275-6DOI Listing
November 2018
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Development of a rapid colorimetric multiplex PCR-reverse line blot for the detection and typing of 14 Chlamydia trachomatis genovars.

J Med Microbiol 2018 Oct 10. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

3​Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Purpose: Chlamydia trachomatis is responsible for trachoma-associated blindness as well as the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection worldwide, although the genovars for the former are typically A-C, whilst for the latter they are D-K and for the uncommon infection lymphogranuloma venereum they are L1-3. Nucleotide variations within the ompA gene facilitate the identification of C. trachomatis genovars. Read More

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http://www.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/jmm/10.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.000836DOI Listing
October 2018
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Lymphogranuloma Venereum: An Increasingly Common Anorectal Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Attending New York City Sexual Health Clinics.

Sex Transm Dis 2019 Feb;46(2):e14-e17

Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY.

Using Chlamydia trachomatis anorectal specimens routinely tested for lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) (2008-2011) and samples of archived specimens tested for LGV (2012-2015), we observed increased LGV positivity among men who have sex with men attending NYC Sexual Health Clinics. Using clinical data, we determined predictors of anorectal LGV that may guide clinical management. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000921DOI Listing
February 2019
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Atypical lymphogranuloma venereum mimicking an anorectal neoplasm.

Rev Esp Enferm Dig 2018 Oct;110(10):676-677

Hospital do Salnés.

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LV) is a sexually transmitted disease that may have atypical clinical manifestations mimicking tumors or inflammatory conditions, which renders its diagnosis difficult. LV requires both a clinical and endoscopic diagnosis before early treatment may be administered, and should be included as a differential diagnosis for individuals with risk factors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17235/reed.2018.5631/2018DOI Listing
October 2018

Lymphogranuloma venereum in Spain, 2005-2015: A literature review.

Med Clin (Barc) 2018 Nov 27;151(10):412-417. Epub 2018 Aug 27.

Unidad de Vigilancia del VIH/Sida y Comportamientos de Riesgo, Centro Nacional de Epidemiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, España.

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) was an unusual disease in Europe until 2003, when several outbreaks among men who have sex with men (MSM) emerged. Since 2015, LGV has been included notifiable disease in Spain. Our aim is to review LGV cases published in Spain from 2005 to 2015. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medcli.2018.05.036DOI Listing
November 2018
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Delayed diagnosis of colorectal sexually transmitted diseases due to their resemblance to inflammatory bowel diseases.

Int J Infect Dis 2018 Oct 17;75:34-38. Epub 2018 Aug 17.

Infectious Disease Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel; Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Objective: Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), mainly lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), induce colorectal symptoms that may be misdiagnosed as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This study describes patients who presented with STDs masquerading as IBD in order to improve understanding of missed diagnosis of colorectal STDs and their association with LGV in Israel.

Methods: This retrospective, descriptive study characterized the clinical, endoscopic, and pathological findings of 16 patients who were diagnosed with a colorectal STD after erroneously being diagnosed with IBD. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.08.004DOI Listing
October 2018
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Sexual behaviours and sexually transmitted infection outcomes in a cohort of HIV-negative men who have sex with men attending sexual health clinics in England.

Int J STD AIDS 2018 Aug 16:956462418789333. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

1 HIV&STI Department, Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, Public Health England, London, UK.

Men who have sex with men (MSM) attending sexual health (SH) clinics are at high risk for HIV acquisition and are disproportionately affected by sexually transmitted infections (STIs). We collected standardised behavioural data from MSM attending clinics to characterise sexual behaviours and identify predictors for HIV and STIs. In 2012-2013, HIV-negative MSM attending five SH clinics in England reported sexual behaviours in the previous three months via a self-administered questionnaire. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462418789333DOI Listing
August 2018
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Genital ulcers in an immunocompromised man.

JAAD Case Rep 2018 Aug 14;4(7):619-621. Epub 2018 Jul 14.

The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdcr.2017.10.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6070680PMC
August 2018
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Lymphogranuloma Venereum Proctitis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Aug 3. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Gastroenterology Department, Amiens University Hospital, Amiens, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2018.06.019DOI Listing
August 2018
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Observational study of anorectal Chlamydia trachomatis infections in France through the lymphogranuloma venereum surveillance network, 2010-2015.

Int J STD AIDS 2018 10 4;29(12):1215-1224. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

4 Santé Publique France (the French National Public Health Agency), Saint-Maurice, France.

The objective of this article is to describe the epidemiology of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) and non-LGV Chlamydia trachomatis anorectal infections in France and to examine the characteristics of the affected populations via a voluntary sentinel surveillance system for LGV between 2010 and 2015. Anorectal samples positive for C. trachomatis (CT) were sent by the participating laboratories to the National Reference Center for CT for LGV identification. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462418785266DOI Listing
October 2018
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Multiple recurrent abscesses in a patient with undiagnosed IL-12 deficiency and infection by Burkholderia gladioli.

IDCases 2018 27;12:80-83. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

Division of Infectious Disease, Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA.

We report the occurrence of two severe illnesses experienced by one patient over a 19 year period of time. Both illnesses were characterized by severe inflammation and tissue destruction. Signs and symptoms of the first illness were characteristic of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idcr.2018.03.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6010958PMC
March 2018
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[Clinical polymorphism of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum in Buenos Aires City].

Medicina (B Aires) 2018;78(3):207-210

Cátedra de Microbiología Clínica, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

From 2003 to date there has been a rising number of reports from developed countries on cases of lymphogranuloma venereum with anorectal localization in HIV-infected men who have sex with men. This localization differs from the classical inguinal abscesses which are typical of the disease in the tropics. The objective of this work is to document the presence of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum in Buenos Aires and to describe its varied clinical manifestations. Read More

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February 2019
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Glycosylation-dependent galectin-receptor interactions promote infection.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2018 06 11;115(26):E6000-E6009. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Laboratorio de Inmunopatología, Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, C1428ADN Buenos Aires, Argentina;

() constitutes the most prevalent sexually transmitted bacterium worldwide. Chlamydial infections can lead to severe clinical sequelae including pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, and tubal infertility. As an obligate intracellular pathogen, has evolved multiple strategies to promote adhesion and invasion of host cells, including those involving both bacterial and host glycans. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1802188115DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6042088PMC
June 2018
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[Haemorrhagic proctocolitis as primary manifestation of lymphogranuloma venereum in an HIV-positive male].

Ugeskr Laeger 2018 May;180(20)

This is a case report of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) manifesting as haemorrhagic proctocolitis in a homosexual HIV-positive male. The primary symptom was a rectal abscess, which was initially surgically treated and subsequently insufficiently treated with single-dose tablet azithromycin. The patient's symptoms were successfully treated after a 21-day doxycycline regime. Read More

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May 2018
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Lymphogranuloma venereum in Quebec: Re-emergence among men who have sex with men.

Can Commun Dis Rep 2018 Feb 1;44(2):55-61. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Département de microbiologie, infectiologie et immunologie, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC.

Background: Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by genotypes L, L and L. This LGV is associated with significant morbidity and increased risk of HIV transmission. While fewer than two cases per year were reported in Quebec before 2005, LGV emerged in 2005-2006 with 69 cases, followed by a period of low incidence (2007-2012), and subsequent re-emergence since 2013. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5864252PMC
February 2018
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Lymphogranuloma venereum: a rare and forgotten cause of rectal stricture formation.

Int J STD AIDS 2018 11 11;29(11):1133-1135. Epub 2018 May 11.

GU Department, Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham, UK.

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is caused by L1, L2 and L3 serovars of Chlamydia trachomatis. The anorectal syndrome caused by LGV is often misdiagnosed as inflammatory bowel disease and may rarely lead to stricture formation. Recurrent stricture formation, despite adequate LGV treatment, has not to our knowledge, previously been reported. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462418773224DOI Listing
November 2018
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Proctitis and perirectal abscesses: is there anything else to think about?

Rev Esp Enferm Dig 2018 Jun;110(6):410

Radiodiagnóstico, Hospital General Universitario, Ciudad Real.

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a condition caused by invasive serovars of Chlamydia trachomatis. The classical inguinal presentation that is characterized by the development of transient genital ulcer(s) and inguinal or femoral lymphadenopathy has decreased in our environment. At present, infection by this bacterium has emerged as an important cause of proctitis and proctocolitis in men who have sex with other men. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17235/reed.2018.5500/2018DOI Listing
June 2018
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Sexually transmitted diseases of the anus and rectum: Causal agents, coinfections, HIV infection and high-risk sexual behaviour.

Med Clin (Barc) 2019 Feb 19;152(3):98-101. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, España. Electronic address:

Introduction And Objective: Sexually transmitted infections of the rectum and anus (STI-RA) mainly affect men who have sex with men (MSM). The incidence of STI-RA among them has increased in recent years.

Material And Methods: Retrospective study in patients with diagnoses of STI-RA in an STI unit during the years 2014 and 2015. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medcli.2018.02.014DOI Listing
February 2019
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Lymphogranuloma venereum genovar L2b concomitantly with syphilis and hepatitis C in a male patient in Poland – case report

Przegl Epidemiol 2018 ;72(1):45-51

WHO Collaborating Centre for Gonorrhoea and Other STIs, National Reference Laboratory for STIs, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Ӧrebro University, Ӧrebro,Sweden

We describe the first case of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in Poland, with inguino-femoral lymphadenopathy, diagnosed and successfully treated according to the 2013 European LGV guideline. Chlamydia trachomatis genovar L2b, mainly responsible for the ongoing LGV epidemics among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Western European countries, was confirmed. The case also verified that co-infections with other sexually transmitted infections (syphilis and hepatitis C virus) are frequent in MSM LGV patients, as well as the very large difficulties with contact tracing for these patients. Read More

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January 2018
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Lymphogranuloma Venereum Treatment and Terminology.

Sex Transm Dis 2018 06;45(6):409-411

From the University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000853DOI Listing

Trends in the relative prevalence of genital ulcer disease pathogens and association with HIV infection in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2007-2015.

PLoS One 2018 4;13(4):e0194125. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Background: In South Africa, treatment of genital ulcer disease (GUD) occurs in the context of syndromic management. GUD aetiological studies have been conducted in Johannesburg since 2007. We report on GUD pathogen prevalence, sero-prevalence of STI co-infections and aetiological trends among GUD patients presenting to a community-based primary healthcare facility in Johannesburg over a 9-year period. Read More

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0194125PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5884493PMC
July 2018
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Lymphogranuloma venereum among patients presenting at the HIV/STI clinic in Antwerp, Belgium : a case series.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2017 Jul-Sep;80(3):385-387

Institute of Tropical Medicine, Clinical Sciences.

Objective of this study was to describe the patient characteristics and clinical presentation of laboratory confirmed lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) cases, diagnosed at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium. Demographic and biomedical characteristics of all patients with chlamydia-positive sample results were retrieved for the years 2013 and 2014. Samples were obtained from both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients who consulted at the HIV/STI clinic. Read More

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April 2018
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Proctocolitis caused by lymphogranuloma venereum.

CMAJ 2018 Mar;190(11):E331-E333

Immunodeficiency Clinic, Department of Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.171292DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5860895PMC
March 2018
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Chlamydia trachomatis in Cervical Lymph Node of Man with Lymphogranuloma Venereum, Croatia, 2014.

Emerg Infect Dis 2018 04;24(4):806-808

We report an HIV-infected person who was treated for lymphogranuloma venereum cervical lymphadenopathy and proctitis in Croatia in 2014. Infection with a variant L2b genovar of Chlamydia trachomatis was detected in a cervical lymph node aspirate. A prolonged course of doxycycline was required to cure the infection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2404.171872DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5875274PMC
April 2018
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Unusual case of a rectal tumour.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Mar 15;2018. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Epsom and Saint Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, Carshalton, UK.

A 48-year-old man presented as an emergency with a 3-week history of rectal bleeding. Examination of his rectum revealed a circumferential tumour, 2 cm from the anal verge. An MRI scan reported a locally infiltrative mid-lower rectal tumour staged as T3d/T4 N2 MX. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2017-223944DOI Listing
March 2018
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[Haemorrhagic proctocolitis as primary manifestation of lymphogranuloma venereum in an HIV-positive male].

Ugeskr Laeger 2018 Mar;180(11)

This is a case report of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) manifesting as haemorrhagic proctocolitis in a homosexual HIV-positive male. The primary symptom was a rectal abscess, which was initially surgically treated and subsequently insufficiently treated with single-dose tablet azithromycin. The patient's symptoms were successfully treated after a 21-day doxycycline regime. Read More

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March 2018
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Observed Treatment Responses to Short-Course Doxycycline Therapy for Rectal Lymphogranuloma Venereum in Men Who Have Sex With Men.

Sex Transm Dis 2018 06;45(6):406-408

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom.

Background: Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) has reestablished itself as an endemic sexually transmitted infection in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe and North America over the last decade. Current guidelines suggest treatment with 21 days of doxycycline; however, the evidence base for LGV treatment including its duration is very limited.

Methods: We conducted a retrospective review in 2 central London genitourinary medicine clinics of men who have sex with men (MSM) with LGV in whom less than 21 days of doxycycline was used initially. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000772DOI Listing
June 2018
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Plasmid Negative Regulation of CPAF Expression Is Pgp4 Independent and Restricted to Invasive Biovars.

MBio 2018 01 30;9(1). Epub 2018 Jan 30.

National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

is an obligate intracellular bacterial pathogen that causes blinding trachoma and sexually transmitted disease. isolates are classified into 2 biovars-lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) and trachoma-which are distinguished biologically by their natural host cell infection tropism. LGV biovars infect macrophages and are invasive, whereas trachoma biovars infect oculo-urogenital epithelial cells and are noninvasive. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.02164-17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5790913PMC
January 2018
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Asymptomatic lymphogranuloma venereum among Nigerian men who have sex with men.

Sex Transm Infect 2018 12 29;94(8):578-581. Epub 2018 Jan 29.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Objectives: Recent outbreaks of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) among men who have sex with men (MSM) have been characterised by proctocolitis requiring extended antibiotic treatment compared with infections caused by other serovars of (CT). We describe the prevalence and clinical features of LGV among Nigerian MSM diagnosed with anorectal CT.

Methods: MSM were recruited for this observational cohort in Lagos, Nigeria, using respondent-driven sampling and screened for HIV and bacterial STIs every three months for up to 18 months. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2017-053414DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6064673PMC
December 2018
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Chlamydia trachomatis and the risk of spontaneous preterm birth, babies who are born small for gestational age, and stillbirth: a population-based cohort study.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 04 19;18(4):452-460. Epub 2018 Jan 19.

School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:

Background: Chlamydia trachomatis is one of the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infections worldwide, but reports in the medical literature of an association between genital chlamydia infection and adverse obstetric outcomes are inconsistent.

Methods: The Western Australia Data Linkage Branch created a cohort of women of reproductive age by linking records of birth registrations with the electoral roll for women in Western Australia who were born from 1974 to 1995. The cohort was then linked to both chlamydia testing records and the state perinatal registry for data on preterm births and other adverse obstetric outcomes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30045-8DOI Listing
April 2018
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