Chapter 10. Sexually Transmitted Infections

  1. Mark Loeb BSc, MD, MSc, FRCPC Professor2,3,
  2. Fiona Smaill MB, ChB, FRCPC Department Chair Professor of Pathology2 and
  3. Marek Smieja MD, DIP, MSc, PhD, FRCPC Associate Professor2,4
  1. Kaede Ota MD and
  2. Darrell H. S. Tan MD

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301601.ch10

Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ota, K. and Tan, D. H. S. (2009) Sexually Transmitted Infections, in Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases, Second Edition (eds M. Loeb, F. Smaill and M. Smieja), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301601.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  2. 3

    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  3. 4

    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. The Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170260

Online ISBN: 9781444301601

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Keywords:

  • sexually transmitted infections;
  • human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection;
  • Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection and human papillomavirus (HPV) infections;
  • burden of diseases associated with infections - synergistic relationship between non-HIV STI and HIV infection;
  • basic laboratory testing for urethritis and cervicitis;
  • prevention of STI - condoms and other contraceptives;
  • treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis infections and nongonococcal urethritis or cervicitis;
  • treatment of trichomoniasis;
  • strategies for control of STI in community;
  • counseling and behavioral interventions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diagnosis of STI

  • Prevention of STI

  • Management of sexually transmitted infections

  • Strategies for control of STI in the community

  • References