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BOOK REVIEW
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 142  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 233

Chlamydial infection: A clinical and public health perspective


Department of Microbiology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110 002, India

Date of Web Publication3-Sep-2015

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Preena Bhalla
Department of Microbiology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110 002
India
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Bhalla P. Chlamydial infection: A clinical and public health perspective. Indian J Med Res 2015;142:233

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Bhalla P. Chlamydial infection: A clinical and public health perspective. Indian J Med Res [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Feb 28];142:233. Available from: http://www.ijmr.org.in/text.asp?2015/142/2/233/164280

Chlamydial infection: A clinical and public health perspective, C.M. Black, editor (Karger, Basel, Switzerland) 2013. 162 pages. Price: US$ 138.00 / CHF 117.00 / EUR 98.00

ISBN 978-3-318-02398-5

Chlamydial infection remains one of the most common bacterial infectious diseases in the world. Over 100 million urogenital infections due to Chlamydia trachomatis occur each year according to the World Health Organization. This book covers clinical and public health aspects of sexually transmitted genital infections caused by C. trachomatis in humans. The authors who are internationally recognised experts in this field have provided information under 10 chapters, based on the latest research available.

The book is structured in a logical fashion that begins with a description of the public health burden and epidemiology of chlamydial infections in chapter 1 and moves on to provide an overview of the biology and pathogenicity of the disease in chapter 2 and genomics of chlamydiae in chapter 3. The immunological response, diagnosis and treatment are discussed in chapter 4, 5 and 6. The status of current vaccine development research is covered in chapter 7. The book also includes sections on maternal and infant C. trachomatis infections, well discussed in chapter 8 and chlamydial infections in men who have sex with men, gay and lesbian populations and outbreaks of a less common, invasive and systemic type of infection known as lymphogranuloma venereum among men who have sex with men in chapters 9 and 10.

All chapters are well written and have the latest information including a summary of results of the authors' own work. This book will be useful to clinicians, public health experts and researchers since it covers many relevant and important aspects of this common infection and its aetiological agent.




 

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