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Rickettsia and Chlamydia

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In LGV:



A Incubation period is around 3days to 5 weeks

B Esthiomene is a complication occurring in females

C Material from bubo shows Miyagawa’s granulocorpuscles

D Frei test is done by using antigen from infected yolk sac

E All are true

Ans. E All of the above

a. Lymphogranuloma venereum is a sexually transmitted infection caused by C. trachomatis serotypes L1, L2 and L3. It is characterized by genital ulcer and involvement of local lymph nodes, which enlarge, suppurate and break down to form discharging sinuses.

b. In the late stages there is extensive scarring and lymphatic blockage which in women can be severe leading to rectal strictures and elephantiasis.

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