Sexually Transmitted Diseases / Edition 4

Sexually Transmitted Diseases / Edition 4

by King Holmes, P. Sparling, Walter Stamm, Peter Piot

ISBN-10: 0071417486

ISBN-13: 9780071417488

Pub. Date: 12/14/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The most respected, all-in-one global STD reference — now in full-color

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"With a level of detail that is unmatched by any other textbook in the field of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), this book is the ultimate reference in this area . . .

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The most respected, all-in-one global STD reference — now in full-color

A Doody's Core Title!


"With a level of detail that is unmatched by any other textbook in the field of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), this book is the ultimate reference in this area . . .

No question about it — this book is the ultimate resource for information about sexually transmitted diseases. — Doody's Review Service"

With a level of detail and scientific rigor that no other text can match, Sexually Transmitted Diseases takes you through all aspects of STDs, from epidemiology to diagnosis and public health measures. Featuring an exciting new full-color format, the fourth edition of Sexually Transmitted Diseases delivers the most encyclopedic overview of the clinical, microbiological, and public health aspects of STDs, including HIV. Turn to any page, and you'll find essential coverage of critical new developments in vaccines and prevention, global epidemiology, new treatments, and much more.

Features of the Fourth Edition:

  • The ultimate sourcebook on STDs, with top-to-bottom coverage of all STDs and all etiologies, from bacteria to viruses and more
  • Cutting-edge insights and clinically relevant perspectives from a distinguished roster of international authorities in medicine, infectious disease, and public health
  • NEW! Brand-new chapters that cover:

    Drug Use and STDs,

    Cervical Cancer and STDs,

    Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in AIDS,

    Pregnancy and Bacterial STDs,

    Pregnancy and Perinatal Transmission of STDs,

    The Role of Primary Care Clinicians in Managing STDs, and

    STD and HIV Vaccines

  • NEW! Eye-catching full-color format with hundreds of precise illustrations that drive home chapter concepts and help you visualize various conditions

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Table of Contents

Pt. ISocioeconomic Impact of Sexually Transmitted Diseases/HIV
Ch. 1The Public Interest in a Private Disease: Why Should the Government Play a Role in STD Control?3
Pt. IIHistory of STD
Ch. 2Historical Perspectives on Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Challenges for Prevention and Control15
Pt. IIIEpidemiology
Ch. 3Transmission Dynamics of Sexually Transmitted Infections25
Ch. 4Social and Behavioral Determinants of the Epidemiology of STDs: Industrialized and Developing Countries39
Ch. 5The Global Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS77
Pt. IVSocial and Psychological Determinants of Sexuality
Ch. 6The Social Context of Sexuality: The Case of the United States95
Ch. 7Psychological Perspectives on Sexuality and Sexually Transmitted Diseases107
Pt. VProfiles of Groups and Behaviors with High Priority for Intervention
Ch. 8Gender Perspectives and STD117
Ch. 9Adolescents and STDs129
Ch. 10Sex Workers and Their Clients in the Epidemiology and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases143
Ch. 11Homosexual and Bisexual Behavior151
Ch. 12STDs, HIV/AIDS, Ethnicity, and Migrant Populations163
Pt. VISexually Transmitted Pathogens
Ch. 13Genitourinary Mucosal Defenses173
Ch. 14Normal Genital Flora191
Ch. 15Pathogenesis of Sexually Transmitted Viral and Bacterial Infections205
Ch. 16The Biology of HIV, SIV, and Other Lentiviruses215
Ch. 17Immunology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection231
Ch. 18Epidemiology, Natural History, and Pathogenesis of HIV Infection251
Ch. 19Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus and HTLV Infection259
Ch. 20Biology of Herpesviruses269
Ch. 21Genital Herpes285
Ch. 22Cytomegalovirus Infection313
Ch. 23Epstein-Barr Virus Infection327
Ch. 24Biology of Genital Human Papillomaviruses335
Ch. 25Genital Human Papillomavirus347
Ch. 26Viral Hepatitis361
Ch. 27Molluscum Contagiosum385
Ch. 28Biology of Chlamydia trachomatis391
Ch. 29Chlamydia trachomatis Infections of the Adult407
Ch. 30Lymphogranuloma Venereum423
Ch. 31Biology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae433
Ch. 32Gonococcal Infections in the Adult451
Ch. 33Biology of Treponema pallidum467
Ch. 34Natural History of Syphilis473
Ch. 35Early Syphilis479
Ch. 36Late Syphilis487
Ch. 37Endemic Treponematoses511
Ch. 38Chancroid and Haemophilus ducreyi515
Ch. 39Donovanosis525
Ch. 40Genital Mycoplasmas533
Ch. 41Enteric Bacterial Pathogens: Shigella, Salmonella, Campylobacter549
Ch. 42Bacterial Vaginosis563
Ch. 43Trichomonas vaginalis and Trichomoniasis587
Ch. 44Intestinal Protozoa: Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Cryptosporidium, and New and Emerging Protozoal Infections605
Ch. 45Vulvovaginal Candidiasis629
Ch. 46Pubic Lice641
Ch. 47Scabies645
Pt. VIISTD Care Management
Ch. 48STD Care Management651
Ch. 49Individual-Level Risk Assessment for STD/HIV Infection669
Ch. 50Anatomy and Physical Examination of the Female Genital Tract685
Ch. 51Clinical Anatomy, Histology, and Physical Examination of the Male Genital Tract699
Ch. 52Principles of Treatment of STD711
Ch. 53Issues in the Laboratory Diagnosis of STDs723
Ch. 54Behavioral Interventions for Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention at the Individual-Level735
Ch. 55Partner Notification for Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV Infection745
Ch. 56Support Groups for People with HIV, HPV, and HSV Infections753
Ch. 57Lower Genital Tract Infection in Women761
Ch. 58Pelvic Inflammatory Disease783
Ch. 59Cervical Neoplasia and Other STD-Related Genital Tract Neoplasias811
Ch. 60Urethritis in Males833
Ch. 61Acute Epididymitis847
Ch. 62Prostatitis Syndromes859
Ch. 63Generalized Cutaneous Manifestations of STD/HIV Infection: Typical Presentations, Differential Diagnosis, and Management873
Ch. 64Genital Ulcer Adenopathy Syndrome887
Ch. 65Genital Dermatoses893
Ch. 66Ocular Infections Associated With Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS903
Ch. 67Treatment of Chronic Viral Hepatitis913
Ch. 68Arthritis Associated With Sexually Transmitted Diseases921
Ch. 69Sexually Transmitted Intestinal Syndromes937
Ch. 70Counseling and Testing for HIV Infection963
Ch. 71Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis of HIV-1 and Use of Viral RNA to Monitor Infection973
Ch. 72The Psychosocial Management of HIV Disease In Adults987
Ch. 73Clinical Management of HIV Infection in Primary Health Care995
Ch. 74Antiviral Therapy of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection1009
Ch. 75Management of Opportunistic Infections1031
Ch. 76AIDS-Related Malignancies1045
Ch. 77Management of Neurologic Disease in HIV-1 Infection1055
Pt. VIIISTD/HIV in Reproductive Health and Pediatrics
Ch. 78Contraception, Contraceptive Technology, and STDs1067
Ch. 79Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Infertility1079
Ch. 80Sexually Transmitted Diseases Including HIV Infection in Pregnancy1089
Ch. 81Pediatric HIV Infection1133
Ch. 82Gonococcal Diseases in Infants and Children1145
Ch. 83Chlamydial Infections in Infants and Children1155
Ch. 84Congenital Syphilis1165
Ch. 85Herpesvirus Infections in Neonates and Children: Cytomegalovirus and Herpes Simplex Virus1191
Ch. 86Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis1213
Ch. 87Child Sexual Abuse and Sexually Transmitted Diseases1219
Pt. IXPrevention and Control of STD/HIV
Ch. 88Individual, Group, and Population Approaches to STD/HIV Prevention1231
Ch. 89Conceptual Framework for STD/HIV Prevention and Control1239
Ch. 90Assessment of STD/HIV Prevention Efforts and Programs in the United States: National, Local, and Community Perspectives1255
Ch. 91Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Reproductive Health Clinical Services: Categorical Clinics and Integrated Programs1273
Ch. 92Laboratory Services for Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Overview and Recent Developments1281
Ch. 93STD-Related Health Care Seeking and Health Service Delivery1295
Ch. 94Barrier Methods for the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases1307
Ch. 95Community Outreach and Education1323
Ch. 96Marketing, Communication, and Advocacy for Large-Scale STD/HIV Prevention and Control1329
Ch. 97Public Health Surveillance for HIV/AIDS and Other STDs: Guideposts for Prevention1337
Ch. 98Evaluation of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs1353
Ch. 99The Economic Burden of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States1367
Ch. 100Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Developing Countries1381
Ch. 101Approach to Management of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries1391
Ch. 102Approach to Management of STDs in Developing Countries1399
Ch. 103Laboratory Diagnosis of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Resource-Limited Settings1409
Ch. 104Sexual Behavior and Behavioral Interventions in the Developing World1421
Pt. XSpecial Medical/Legal/Social Issues
Ch. 105Sexual Assault and STD1433
Ch. 106Legal and Political Aspects of STD Prevention: Public Duties and Private Rights1441
Ch. 107Ethical Issues1449
App. A1998 MMWR Guidelines for TreatmentA-1
App. BGuidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-Infected AdultsB-1
App. CDrug Interactions for Antimicrobial Agents Used Commonly for STDsC-1
App. DThe Internet Resource for AIDS and STDD-1

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