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Gonorrhea (Library) (Brian R. Shmaefsky)

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Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease. More than 700,000 people are infected annually in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is curable with antibiotic treatment, and its dangerous effects can be prevented if it is identified and treated early in its development. Gonorrhea, Second Edition looks at the disease from historical and epidemiological perspectives, describing the discovery of the bacterium that causes gonorrhea, how it can be prevented, and the development of effective treatments. This revised edition contains new photographs and illustrations as well as updated statistics of gonorrhea rates in the United States.

Chapters include:

  • What Is Gonorrhea?
  • History of Gonorrhea and STDs
  • Symptoms and Diagnosis of Gonorrhea
  • Epidemiology of Gonorrhea
  • Complications and Treatment of Gonorrhea
  • The Future of Gonorrhea.

Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease. More than 700,000 people are infected annually in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is curable with antibiotic treatment, and its dangerous effects can be prevented if it is identified and treated early in its development. Gonorrhea, Second Edition looks at the disease from historical and epidemiological perspectives, describing the discovery of the bacterium that causes gonorrhea, how it can be prevented, and the development of effective treatments. This revised edition contains new photographs and illustrations as well as updated statistics of gonorrhea rates in the United States.

Chapters include:

  • What Is Gonorrhea?
  • History of Gonorrhea and STDs
  • Symptoms and Diagnosis of Gonorrhea
  • Epidemiology of Gonorrhea
  • Complications and Treatment of Gonorrhea
  • The Future of Gonorrhea.
Number of Pages: 120
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Health + Daily Living / Diseases, Reference / General
Series Title: Deadly Diseases and Epidemics
Format: Library
Publisher: Facts on File
Age Range: Teen
Author: Brian R. Shmaefsky
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2010
TCIN: 12981717
UPC: 9781604132403
Item Number (DPCI): 248-55-2839

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