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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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
|Series:||Emerging Infectious Diseases|