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Sexually transmitted diseases / editors, King K. Holmes [and others].

Holmes, King K.
[1999], ©1999

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New York : McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, [1999], ©1999.

Physical description

xxiii, 1454 pages, 118 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm



3rd ed.


Socioeconomic impact of sexually transmitted diseases/HIV -- History of STD -- Epidemiology -- Social and psychological determinants of sexuality -- Profiles of groups and behaviors with high priority for intervention -- Sexually transmitted pathogens -- Overview of host immunity and molecular pathogenesis and STD -- HIV and other primate retroviruses -- Herpesviruses, human papillomavirus, hepatitis B virus, molluscum contagiosum -- Bacteria -- Protozoa and fungi -- Ectoparasites -- STD care management -- Management of STD syndromes in women -- Management of STD syndromes in men --Management of dermatologic and extragenital manifestations of STD/HIV -- Clinical management of HIV infection -- STD/HIV in reproductive health and pediatrics -- Prevention and control of STD/HIV-- Public health program perspectives -- Special aspects of STD/HIV prevention and control in developing countries and resource poor settings in industrialized countries -- Special medical/legal/social issues

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • English

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