Sexually transmitted diseases: bacterial infections. Committee on Sexually Transmitted Diseases of the American Academy of Dermatology

J Am Acad Dermatol. 1991 Aug;25(2 Pt 1):287-99. doi: 10.1016/0190-9622(91)70197-a.


This update reviews the latest diagnostic and therapeutic methods regarding sexually transmitted diseases caused by bacteria. The following mucocutaneous bacterial disorders will be discussed: syphilis, chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum, granuloma inguinale, and gonorrhea.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • HIV Infections / complications
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bacterial / complications
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bacterial / diagnosis*
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bacterial / drug therapy*
  • Skin Diseases, Infectious / etiology*
  • Skin Diseases, Infectious / microbiology