Lymphogranuloma venereum detected from the pharynx in four London men who have sex with men.

Abstract

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is an established cause of proctitis in men who have sex with men (MSM). Currently in the UK, testing for pharyngeal Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) is not routine, and LGV typing is usually only performed in patients with anorectal symptoms. We report four cases where LGV-associated CT DNA was detected from the pharynx in MSM… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0956462412472830

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