Haemophilus ducreyi Associated with Skin Ulcers among Children, Solomon Islands

During a survey of yaws prevalence in the Solomon Islands, we collected samples from skin ulcers of 41 children. Using PCR, we identified Haemophilus ducreyi infection in 13 (32%) children. PCR-positive and PCR-negative ulcers were phenotypically indistinguishable. Emergence of H. ducreyi as a cause...

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Main Authors: Michael Marks, Kai-Hua Chi, Ventis Vahi, Allan Pillay, Oliver Sokana, Alex Pavluck, David C. Mabey, Cheng Y. Chen, Anthony W. Solomon
Format: Article
Published: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2014-10-01
Series:Emerging Infectious Diseases
Online Access:https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/20/10/14-0573_article