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Trichomoniasis: Challenges to Appropriate Management

Karen A. Wendel and Kimberly A. Workowski

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 44, issue Supplement_3, pages S123-S129
Published in print April 2007 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online April 2007 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/511425
Trichomoniasis: Challenges to Appropriate Management

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Trichomonas vaginalis infection is a common cause of vaginal irritation in women and is the most common nonviral sexually transmitted disease in the world. It has been associated with serious sequelae, the most notable of which are prematurity, low birth weight, and increases in human immunodeficiency virus transmission. We review advances in diagnosis and treatment and the current controversies regarding management.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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