Chlamydial Infection : a Clinical and Public Health Perspective
Auteur : C.M. BLACK
Editeur : KARGER
Collection : Issues in Infectious Diseases - 7
Langue : AnglaisDate parution : 07/2013
Chlamydiae are obligate intracellular bacteria that cause one of the mont common sexually transmitted infectious diseases in the world. The infection disproportionately impacts women and the highest prevalence of infection is found in adolescents. Most chlamydial infections are asymptomatic.
Untreated infections are sources of further spread of infection and tan lead to serions consequences including pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility and chronic pelvic pain. Chlamydial infections also increase a person's susceptibility to HIV and other STDs.
Featuring contributions by internationally recognized experts in epidemiology, infectious disease research and chlamydial biology, this book provides up-to-date reviews from a clinical and public health perspective on chlamydia epidemiology and control programs, genomics and pathogenicity, diagnoses, treatment, host immune responses, and the latent on the search for an effective vaccine.
Also included are chapters on the impact of chlamydia infection on specific populations such as the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, and an update on the outbreak in Europe of the invasive chlamydial infection, lymphogranuloma venereum or LGV, This comprehensive publication is intended for clinicians, public health workers and scientiste with interest in sexually transmitted diseases, medical microbiology, infectious diseases and clinical research.
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Nbr de pages : 161
ISBN 10 : 3318023981
ISBN 13 : 9783318023985