Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents

  title={Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents},
  author={Wang Sy},
Received September 14, 2001 Abstract Adolescents are at high risk for acquiring sexually transmitted infections. In particular, genital chlamydia infection and gonorrhoea predominantly affect adolescents. There is also an increasing reservoir of asymptomatic patients who are infected with genital human papillomavirus, herpes simplex and human immunodeficiency virus. Multiple factors contribute to the increased risk of acquiring sexually transmitted infections in adolescents, including… CONTINUE READING