Chancroid is a highly contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Haemophilus ducreyi. Chancroid causes ulcers, usually of the genitals. Chancroid can be cured with antibiotics.

For more information on symptoms of chancroid, how it is spread, how it is treated, how it is prevented and how many cases have occurred in Minnesota, see below:

Chancroid Basics

Chancroid Statistics and Reports

  • STD Surveillance Report
    Bacterial STD cases occurring in Minnesota including Chancroid by year and other demographic breakdowns by the MDH.

Getting Tested for Chancroid

Chancroid in the News

Reporting a Case of Chancroid

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Updated Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 08:23AM