Trichomonads Parasitic in Humans by B.M. HonigbergTrichomonads Parasitic in Humans by B.M. Honigberg

Trichomonads Parasitic in Humans

byB.M. Honigberg

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G. Piekarski appears not to have been brought home to at Forty years have passed since Trussent pub­ least some clinicians. Of special importance in lished an important book in the English lan­ this connection are T. vaginalis and Pentatri­ guage on Trichomonas vaginalis Donne and uro­ chomonas hominis (Davaine), the intestinal tri­ genital trichomoniasis. During the intervening chomonads of many mammalian species, in­ four decades, much information has been accu­ cluding humans. Some practitioners still tell mulated on trichomonads parasitic in humans their patients about the possibility of an intesti­ and on the diseases they cause. In light of this, nal origin of trichomonal infection of the uro­ many parasitologists and clinicians believe that the time has come for a complete review, in genital tract. book form, of various aspects of these parasites Trichomonas vaginalis infection of new­ and of the trichomonad parasitemias. This need borns, infants, and young children constitutes has been further reinforced by the finding that, an interesting, although not extensively pur­ despite the use of effective anti trichomonal sued, area of investigation. For hitherto incom­ drugs during the past years, the prevalence of pletely understood reasons, the period of preg­ human urogenital trichomoniasis, the world's nancy appears to favor the increase of most common sexually transmitted disease, has symptomatic trichomoniasis; there is, there­ been increasing significantly. As might have fore, little doubt that infants can be infected been expected, therefore, discussion of various during birth.
Title:Trichomonads Parasitic in HumansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:424 pagesPublished:September 16, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction..- 2. Taxonomy and Nomenclature.- 3. Structure.- 4. Immunologic Aspects of Human Trichomoniasis.- 5. Biochemistry of Trichomonas vaginalis.- 6. Nucleic Acid Metabolism in Trichomonas vaginalis.- 7. Cultivation of Trichomonads Parasitic in Humans.- 8. Employment of Experimental Animals in Studies of Trichomonas vaginalis Infection.- 9. Host Cell-Trichomonad Interactions and Virulence Assays Using In Vitro Systems.- 10. Microflora Associated with Trichomonas vaginalis and Vaccination Against Vaginal Trichomoniasis.- 11. Clinical Manifestations of Urogenital Trichomoniasis in Women.- 12. Epidemiology and Clinical Manifestations of Urogenital Trichomoniasis in Men.- 13. Urogenital Trichomoniasis in Children.- 14. Cytopathology and Histopathology of Female Genital Tract in Trichomonas vaginalis Infection.- 15. Pathology of Urogenital Men.- 16. Laboratory Diagnostic Methods and Cryopreservation of Trichomonads.- 17. Epidemiology of Urogenital Trichomoniasis.- 18. Therapy of Urogenital Trichomoniasis.- 19. Trichomonads Found Outside the Urogenital Tract of Humans.- 20. Symptomatology, Pathology, Epidemiology, and Diagnosis of Dientamoeba fragilis.