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.
- STD Facts:
MDH overview of chancroid: signs and symptoms, transmission, complications, prevention and treatment.
- CDC: Chancroid
CDC's overview of chancroid.
Getting Tested for Chancroid
- Getting Tested for STDs
Resources for finding STD testing clinics in your area.
Reporting a Case of Chancroid
- Reporting Chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi)
Laboratory confirmed cases of Chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi) must be reported to MDH within one working day.
Chancroid Statistics and Reports
- STD Surveillance
Bacterial STD cases occurring in Minnesota including Chancroid by year and other demographic breakdowns by the MDH.