Classification of STDs

Written by Dr.Md.Redwanul Huq (Masum)
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 08:44

STDs are classified according to their causes as following-

Name of the STDs Causes of STDs
Syphilis Treponema pallidum
Gonorrhea Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) Chlamydia trachomatis
Chancroid Haemophilus ducreyi
Granuloma inguinale Klebsiella granulomatis
AIDS HIV types 1 and 2
Viral hepatitis Hepatitis A, B, C viruses
Genital herpes simplex Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2)
Anogenital warts Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Genital molluscum contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum virus
Trichomoniasis Trichomonas vaginalis
Giardiasis Giardia lamblia
Vaginal candidiasis (moniliasis) Candida albicans
Scabies Sarcoptes scabiei
Pubic lice Phthirus pubis

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