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It is estimated that 300,000 cases of infectious syphilis and more than 1 million cases of gonorrhea are acquired annually in the United States. Reliable estimates of the prevalence of other sexually transmitted diseases are not available. Venereal disease is a major international health problem respecting neither social class nor national boundary.
Dr. Catterall's text is a concise review of the diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted diseases. Over half the book is devoted to the problem of gonorrhea and syphilis. Extensive coverage is also afforded trichomoniasis, nonspecific genital infections, and fungal infections of the genital tract. Chapters devoted to
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A Short Textbook of Venereology: The Sexually Transmitted Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:1360. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-6-1360_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(6):1360.
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