CACMLE Microbiology/Virology Courses

268-Online: Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Other Infections of the Genital Tract


Contact Hours (Points): 12

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are some of the most prevalent diseases in the world, causing health problems in women, men and neonates. This course discusses microorganisms causing STDs and diseases of the genital tract. Discussions include the pathogenesis as well as the diagnosis of bacteria, viruses, and miscellaneous infections of the genitourinary tract, which can be passed through sexual contact. Included are infectious agents that generally cause mild infections in mothers but can produce serious life threatening diseases in neonates. The legal aspects of specimen collection and identification are also covered.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Other Infections of the Genital Tract

Self-Study 268 – Basic to Intermediate Level

Contact Hours (Points): 12

Written by Donald Lehman, EdD, MT(ASCP), SM(NRM)

Published 2014.

Online – 268: Course Taken Online: $120.00 BUY NOW

IMPORTANT: This online course is accessible using the following:

Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the latest Adobe Reader program.

Kindle Fire – No additional App download is necessary.

Apple iPad (all versions) / Nook / Kindle – Recommend purchase of a PDF Reader App, such as GoodReader, Cloudreaders, or Stanza by Amazon. Once downloaded, launch this App to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course.

SECTION I: Sexually Transmitted Bacterial Diseases
Chlamydia trachomatis; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Sexually Transmitted Mycoplasmataceae; Treponema pallidum; Haemophilus ducreyi; Calymmatobacterium granulomatis
SECTION II: Sexually Transmitted Viral Diseases
Herpes Simplex Viruses; Genital Warts; Molluscum Contagiosum Virus; Cytomegalovirus; Hepatitis Viruses; Hepatitis B Virus; Hepatitis D Virus; Hepatitis C Virus; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Human T-lymphotropic Viruses
SECTION III: Misc. Infections of the Genitourinary Tract
Bacterial Vaginosis; Candida albicans; Trichomonas vaginalis; Toxic Shock Syndrome; Group B Streptococci; Actinomyces; Listeria monocytogenes; Sarcoptes scabei and Pediculus sp.; Sexually Transmitted Diseases of Homosexual Males; The Laboratorys Role in Diagnosing STDS; Medicolegal Implications of the Microbiology Laboratory

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