Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Donovanosis Underlying Cause

Facts about granuloma inguinale:

  • Granuloma inguinale is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacteria, Donovania granulomatous.
  • The infection spreads most commonly during anal intercourse.
  • The incubation period is 1 to 3 months.

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Last Updated: Sep 3, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Donovanosis References
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  2. Jamkhedkar PP, Hira SK, Shroff HJ, Lanjewar DN. Clinico-epidemiologic features of granuloma inguinale in the era of acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Sex Transm Dis. 1998 Apr;25(4):196-200. [9564722]
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