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Gonorrhea and Viral Hepatitis: Risk Factors, Clinical Management and Potential Complications
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Editors: Leonard H. Sullivan
Book Description:
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) represent a global problem that has an impact on the reproductive and sexual health worldwide. The most common causative agents of the STIs are Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria (N.) gonorrhoeae, Treponema pallidum and Trichomonas vaginalis. The World Health Organization estimated that these four main curable STIs cause approximately 498.9 million new cases worldwide in 2008. STIs can lead to serious consequences including health complications, chronic disease and high morbidity. Moreover, the economic costs associated with treatment of these diseases are immense. Furthermore, the resistance to antibiotics, in particular in N. gonorrhoeae, has emerged in recent years. For these reasons, STIs represent a serious current public health problem. This book discusses several STI's including gonorrhea, hepatitis C, and hepatitis B. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp.vii-x

Review Gonococcal Infections
(Jose G. Castro, Jose Francisco Duda, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami)pp.1-26

Host Hormonal Risk Factors Associated with Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infection of Women
(Stephanie E. McLaughlin, J. McL. Griffiss, Johns Hopkins University, University of California San Francisco)pp.27-42

Hepatitis C Virus and Epigenetic Modifications
(Aurora Sánchez-Pacheco, Antonio Madejón, Irene Francisco-Recuero, Javier García-Samaniego, Gastroenterology Service. Hospital La Paz-Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, and others)pp.43-66

Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations and Treatment of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infection
(R. Sleha, V. Bostik, M. Salavec, P. Bostik, E. Slehova, R. Kukla, S. Janovska, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, University of Defence, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, and others)pp.67-84

Prevention of Viral Hepatitis B after Liver Transplantation
(James Fung, Man-Fung Yuen, See-Ching Chan, Liver Transplant Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, and others)pp.85-110

Index pp.111-120

      Sexology Research and Issues
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2014 - 4th Quarter
   Pages: 130.6x9 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-63463-008-5
   Status: AV
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