Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Vaccines, Prevention, and Control, 2e (ORIGINAL PDF from Publisher)


by Lawrence R. Stanberry, Susan L. Rosenthal (Editor)

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, featuringgeneral 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 Vaginosis
  • Includes pathogenesis, microbiology and clinical manifestations of each STD, along with current advances in vaccine development

Audience: Researchers in virology, microbiology, infectious disease, and immunology; research clinicians and medical microbiologists, vaccine technolgists, molecular biologists, biochemists, and biotechnologists working on vaccine development; centers for disease control, public and world health organizations, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies.

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123910592
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 11/26/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 526

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