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  • Assessing the antibiotic potential of essential oils against Haemophilus ducreyi 

    Lindeman, Zachary; Waggoner, Molly; Batdorff, Audra; Humphreys, Tricia L. (BioMed Central Ltd, 2014-05-27)
    Background Haemophilus ducreyi is the bacterium responsible for the genital ulcer disease chancroid, a cofactor for the transmission of HIV, and it is resistant to many antibiotics. With the goal of exploring possible ...
  • Molecular Phylogenetic Analysis of Non-Sexually Transmitted Strains of Haemophilus ducreyi 

    Gaston, Jordan R.; Roberts, Sally A.; Humphreys, Tricia L. (Public Library of Science, 2015-03-16)
    Haemophilus ducreyi, the etiologic agent of chancroid, has been previously reported to show genetic variance in several key virulence factors, placing strains of the bacterium into two genetically distinct classes. Recent ...
  • Multiple Class I and Class II Haemophilus ducreyi Strains Cause Cutaneous Ulcers in Children on an Endemic Island 

    Grant, Jacob; González-Beiras, Camila; Amick, Kristen; Fortney, Kate; Gangaiah, Dharanesh; Humphreys, Tricia; Mitjà, Oriol; Abecasis, Ana; Spinola, Stanley (Oxford University Press, 2018-04-20)
    "Background Together with Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue, Haemophilus ducreyi is a major cause of exudative cutaneous ulcers (CUs) in children. For H. ducreyi, both class I and class II strains, asymptomatic ...
  • Resveratrol is cidal to both classes of Haemophilus ducreyi 

    Humphreys, Tricia L.; Bedell, Hillary; Nawrocki, Erin (Elsevier, 2013-05)
    Resveratrol, a polyphenolic phytoalexin, is produced by plants in response to infection and has antibacterial activity. Haemophilus ducreyi is a Gram-negative bacterium that is the causative agent of the sexually transmitted ...