Flashcards in Repro 6 - infections of the genital tract Deck (7)
What morbidities are associated with STIs?
1. Pelvic inflammatory disease
2. Impaired fertility
3. Reproductive tract cancers
4. Risk of infection with blood-borne viruses - HBV (hepatitis B virus) and HIV.
5. Risk of congenital or peripartum infection of neonate
What organism causes HPV infection?
What organisms causes herpes infection?
Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 (2 more common in genital herpes)
What organism causes chlamydia infection?
What organism causes gonorrhoea infection?
What organism causes syphilis?