Herpes simplex virus

Herpes simplex virus

Herpes simplex virus ♦ The commonest genital ulcer. Aetiology: A. Causative organism: herpes simplex virus mainly type 2. B. Mode

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) Aetiology: A. Causative organism: HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) type I, II. 1) RNA core with reverse

Chlamydia infection

Chlamydia infection

Chlamydia infection ♦♦♦ The commonest sexual infection in developed countries. Aetiology: A. Causative organism: chlamydia trachomatis. – Similar to bacteria

Syphilis

Syphilis

Syphilis Aetiology: A. Causative organism: treponema pallidum (spirochete). B. Mode of infection: 1) Sexual route: sexual intercourse. 2) Non-sexual route:

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea Aetiology: A. Causative organism: gonococci (gram –ve intracellular diplococci). B. Mode of infection: 1) Sexual route: sexual intercourse (the

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