Sexually transmitted infections / edited by Nancy Malla.

Rijeka, Croatia : InTech, 2012.
1 online resource (244 pages) : illustrations


Summary note
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections that are spread primarily through person to person sexual contact. There are more than 30 different sexually transmissible bacteria, viruses and parasites. STIs lead to high morbidity and complications. This book entitled as Sexually Transmitted Infections is not a text book but provides useful information for general reference work for physicians, researchers and students interested in the subject. Each chapter is abundant in tips useful to general readers as well. It also includes the Introductory chapter providing an overview with special emphasis on syndromic approach to the management of STIs in clinical setting.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections : An Overview / by Nancy Malla and Kapil Goyal
  • Chlamydia trachomatis Infections of the Adults / by Sabina Mahmutovic Vranic
  • Gonorrhea in Men Sex Men and Heterosexual Men / by Ángela María Rosa Famiglietti and Susana Diana García
  • Mucosal Immunity and Evasion Strategies of Neisseria gonorrhoeae / by Mónica Imarai, Claudio Acuña, Alejandro Escobar, Kevin Maisey and Sebastián Reyes-Cerpa
  • Syphilis / by Roberto Saraiva, Augusto Daige, Joao Jazbik, Claudio Cesar, Marco Mello and Evandro Lopes
  • Human Trichomoniasis due to Trichomonas vaginalis - Current Perspectives / by Nancy Malla
  • Human Papillomavirus Infection in Croatian Men: Prevalence and HPV Type Distribution / by Blaženka Grahovac, Anka Dorić, Željka Hruškar, Ita Hadžisejdić and Maja Grahovac
  • Human Papilloma Virus and Anal Cancer / by João Batista de Sousa and Leonardo de Castro Durães
  • Recurrent Oral Squamous Papilloma in a HIV Infected Patient: Case Report / by Helena Lucia Barroso dos Reis, Mauro Romero Leal Passos, Aluízio Antônio de Santa Helena, Fernanda Sampaio Cavalcante, Arley Silva Júnior and Dennis de Carvalho Ferreira
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Army Personnel in the Military Environment / by Krzysztof Korzeniewski
  • Syphilis and Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Sero-Prevalence Among Female Sex Workers and Men Who Have Sex with Men in Ecuador and Andhra Pradesh (India) / by Juan Pablo Gutiérrez and Erika E. Atienzo
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour Related to Sexually Transmitted Infections in Portuguese School (Adolescent) and College Students / by Lúcia Ramiro, Marta Reis, Margarida Gaspar de Matos and José Alves Diniz
  • Knowledge, Attitude, Behavior, and Practice of the UNIFIL Peacekeepers on Human Immunodeficiency Virus / by Abdo R. Jurjus, Inaya Abdallah Hajj Hussein and Alice A. Gerges.
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