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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Vaccines, Prevention, and Control

ISBN-10: 0123910595

ISBN-13: 9780123910592

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Lawrence R. Stanberry, Susan L. Rosenthal

List price: $121.00
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The last decade has seen a huge amount of change in the area of sexually transmitted infection control and prevention, including the development of high-profile vaccines for preventing the spread of cervical cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), novel control methods for HIV and AIDS, and even the discussion of more widespread use of controversial abstinence-only sex education programs. Fully revised and updated to reflect the changes of the past ten years, Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Vaccines, Control and Prevention 2nd Edition brings researchers, clinical investigators, clinicians, and students the most up-to-date research, findings and thought on sexual infection prevention, control and therapy available and serves as an essential reference for anyone working in the field. Provides comprehensive coverage of epidemiology, physiology and immunology, featuring general preventive strategies such as behavioural modification, barrier methods and topical microbicides Presents individual chapters on Herpes Simplex Virus, Papillomavirus, Hepatitis B, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, and Bacterial VaginosisIncludes pathogenesis, microbiology and clinical manifestations of each STD, along with current advances in vaccine development
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Book details

List price: $121.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 10/17/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 526
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Epidemiology, Physiology and Immunology
Global Epidemiology of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The Genital Tract: Anatomical, Developmental, and Microbiological Factors Affecting STD Acquisition
Mucosal Immunity in the Human Reproductive Tract: Balancing Reproductive Potential with Protection against Sexually Transmitted Pathogens
Strategies for Prevention and Control
Contextual Factors Associated with Sexually Transmitted Infections
Abstinence and Curricular Approaches to STI Prevention for Adolescents
Male Circumcision: A Tool for Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Issues in Men's Reproductive Health
Physical Barrier Methods: Acceptance Use and Effectiveness
Topical Microbicides for HIV and STD Prevention
Topical Microbicide Acceptability
STD Vaccine Acceptability in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Pathogens and Vaccines
Genital and Perinatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infections
The Epidemiology and Control of Human Papillomavirus Infection and Clinical Disease
Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Chlamydia
Gonorrhea: Epidemiology, Control and Prevention
Syphilis
Bacterial Vaginosis