Initial results of enhanced surveillance for lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in England

Publié le 1 Janvier 2005
Mis à jour le 5 juillet 2019

Following the launch of an initiative by the England and Wales" Health Protection Agency to raise awareness and improve the diagnosis and surveillance of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in England in October 2004 [1], 24 cases of LGV in the United Kingdom (UK) have been confirmed by genotyping specimens submitted to the Sexually Transmitted Bacterial Reference Laboratory (see Figure) [2]. All of the cases have been of the L2 serovar.

Auteur : MacDonald N, Ison C, Martin I, Alexander S, Lowndes C, Simms I, Ward H
Eurosurveillance. European communicable disease quarterly, 2005, vol. 10, n°. 1-3, p. p. 57