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Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections

  • By: Vinod K. Sharma, Vishal Gupta

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ISBN: 9789387925526

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2018

Pages: 348

Size: 153 x 229 mm

Publisher: Viva Books Originals

Sales Territory: Worldwide


This book provides up-to-date information on sexually transmitted infections, including their diagnosis, treatment and prevention strategies. Apart from dermato-venereologists and dermatology trainees, this book will also be useful to general practitioners and paramedical staff involved in the care of patients with sexually transmitted infections and HIV. This book can also serve as a textbook of sexually transmitted  infections for students pursuing MBBS as well as MD/Diploma in Dermatovenereology. The students will find it particularly useful for a quick revision because of its point-wise description of diseases and treatment guidelines.

Salient features of the book:

  • All STIs are covered
  • Succinct presentation
  • Historical aspects
  • Latest treatment guidelines: CDC, WHO and NACO
  • Differential diagnosis: Genital ulcer, vaginal discharge and inguinal bubo

New chapters like:

  • Bedside tests and specimen collection
  • Point-of-care tests
  • Multiplex PCR in STIs
  • Persistent and recurrent urethritis
  • STIs in children and adolescents

Target Audience:

This book is useful for dermato-venereologists and dermatology trainees, general practitioners  and  paramedical staff involved in the care of patients with sexually transmitted infections and HIV. This book can also serve as a textbook of sexually transmitted  infections for students pursuing MBBS as well as MD/Diploma in Dermatovenereology.


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Part 1: Basics and Laboratory Diagnosis

Chapter 1: Epidemiology of Sexually Transmitted Infections: Changing Trends

Chapter 2: Anatomy of Male and Female Genitalia

Chapter 3: History Taking and Clinical Examination

Chapter 4: Specimen Collection and Bedside Tests

Chapter 5: Point-of-Care Tests and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 6: Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Part 2: Viral Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 7: Genital Herpes

Chapter 8: Anogenital Warts

Chapter 9: Genital Molluscum Contagiosum

Chapter 10: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Chapter 11: Mucocutaneous Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Part 3: Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 12: Primary Syphilis

Chapter 13: Secondary Syphilis

Chapter 14: Latent and Tertiary Syphilis

Chapter 15: Serological Diagnosis of Syphilis

Chapter 16: Congenital Syphilis

Chapter 17: Gonorrhea

Chapter 18: Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections

Chapter 19: Chancroid

Chapter 20: Lymphogranuloma Venereum

Chapter 21: Donovanosis

Chapter 22: Bacterial Vaginosis

Part 4: Fungal, Protozoal and Parasitic Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 23: Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

Chapter 24: Balanoposthitis

Chapter 25: Trichomoniasis

Chapter 26: Sexually Transmitted Infestations

Part 5: Complications of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 27: Epididymitis and Prostatitis

Chapter 28: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Chapter 29: Ophthalmia Neonatorum

Part 6: Special Situations and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 30: Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pregnancy

Chapter 31: Sexual Abuse and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 32: Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children and Adolescents

Part 7: Miscellaneous

Chapter 33: Persistent and Recurrent Urethritis

Chapter 34: Psychosexual Disorders

Chapter 35: Non-venereal Genital Dermatoses

Part 8: Control of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 36: National AIDS Control Programme

Chapter 37: Barrier Contraceptive Measures and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 38: Vaccines Against Sexually Transmitted Infections

Part 9: Treatment Guidelines for Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 39: Syndromic Approach to Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 40: Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV/AIDS

Chapter 41: Post-exposure Prophylaxis


1. NACO Flowcharts for Syndromic Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections

2. Comparison of Current CDC, WHO and NACO Guidelines for Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections

3. Pro Forma for History and Examination

4. Differential Diagnosis of Genital Ulcer Disease

5. Differential Diagnosis of Inguinal Bubo

6. Differential Diagnosis of Vaginal Discharge


About the Authors:

Dr Vinod K. Sharma MD, FAMS, FRCP London, FIMSA, FIAD is actively involved in the care of patients with sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS for more than 35 years. He is the Professor and Head of Department of Dermatology and Venereology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi  since 2001. He has served as the President of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), Indian Association for Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases & AIDS (IASSTD & AIDS), and XIth International Congress of Dermatology, and Vice President of International Society of Dermatology. His contribution to Dermatology and Venereology has been recognized by the Indian Council of Medical Research, National Academy of Medical Sciences, and International League of Dermatological Societies with awards and orations. He is on the Board of Directors, American Academy of Dermatology and is an Executive Committee member, International Society of Dermatology. Dr Sharma is a renowned teacher and researcher. He has published more than 340 research papers in international and national journals. He has served as Associate Editor of British Journal of Dermatology and is an editorial board member of journals such as Contact Dermatitis, Dermatitis, and International Journal of Dermatology. He is the Chief Editor of first and second editions of textbook of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS published by IASSTD & AIDS. He has also published books on urticaria and psoriasis, and prepared guidelines for the management of SJS/TEN, vitiligo, and psoriasis for IADVL.

Dr Vishal Gupta MD, a postgraduate in Dermato-venereology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi with 4 years post-MD experience, is currently working as a Senior Research Associate (Pool Officer). He received the Dr KC Kandhari Award for the best postgraduate student. He also won the Torrent Young Scholar Award 2013 and IADVL-GSK National Quiz for Postgraduates at DERMACON 2014. He has received several travel awards and scholarships to present his research at national and international conferences. He is also the Assistant Editor of the Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, and has more than 50 publications in national and international journals to his credit.


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