February 14, 2016

Lymphogranuloma Venereum

Lymphogranuloma Venereum

  ETIOLOGY   Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted systemic disease. C. trachomatis is the causative agent. There are three serotypes: LI, L2, and L3. LGV is rare in the United States (285 cases…