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Bacterial Infections of the Genital Tract

Bacteriology

Organ and System Infections

  1. Catherine Ison PhD FRCPath Director

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0025

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Ison, C. 2010. Bacterial Infections of the Genital Tract. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Laboratory, Specialist and Reference Microbiology Division, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Genital Tract Infections
  • 2
    Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • 3
    Treponema pallidum
  • 4
    Haemophilus ducreyi
  • 5
    Klebsiella (Calymmatobacterium) granulomatis
  • 6
    Bacterial Vaginosis
  • 7
    Streptococcus agalactiae
  • 8
    Staphylococcus aureus
  • 9
    Other Bacterial Causes of Genital Tract Infections

Keywords:

  • genital tract and bacterial infections;
  • genital tract infections;
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis-causing bacterial sexually transmitted infection;
  • molecular detection and susceptibility testing;
  • antibiotic resistance;
  • ciprofloxacin, fluoroquinolone-alternatives for gonorrhea treatment;
  • specific treponemal tests and Enzyme immunoassays (EIA);
  • S. agalactiae (group B streptococci)-colonizing women's vagina