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Default what is the confirmatory test for this genital ulcer ?

A 33-year-old African-American man presents
to a rural clinic with a 2-day history of painful
genital sores. The man admits to sexual contact
with multiple partners and has never been
tested for sexually transmitted diseases, including
HIV. On physical examination there are
two tender sores with sharp edges and a yellowish
exudate on his penis. Tender unilateral inguinal
adenopathy is also noted. Which of the
following is most likely to confi rm the diagnosis?
(A) Fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption
test
(B) HIV viral load
(C) Polymerase chain reaction for Haemophilus
ducreyi
(D) Serology for L1, L2, and L3 serotypes of
Chlamydia trachomatis
(E) Tissue biopsy
(F) Tzanck smear
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(C) Polymerase chain reaction for Haemophilus
ducreyi= painful genital sores + Tender unilateral inguinal adenopathy
H. ducreyi MAKE YOU CRY
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(C) Polymerase chain reaction for Haemophilus
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yes great are all correct is H. ducreyi
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