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Adopt a Disease Outline

Amanda Thompson, Chynitta Lacey, Sophia McCamey

September 5, 2012

HCS/245

Dr. Gail Hollins, PhD, RN

Trichomoniasis

Thesis Statement: Even though it has been known to be a popular sexually transmitted disease, Trichomoniasis infects a large group of people that are unaware they are carrying this parasite.

I. Introduction
II. Definition of Trichomoniasis
III. Transmission
A. Women
B. Men
IV. Signs of Trichomoniasis
A. Symptoms
B. Asymptomatic
V. Affected Populations
A. Teens
B. College Students
C. Adults
VI. Treatment of Disease
VII. Prevention
VIII. Conclusion
Finally, Trichomoniasis infects a large group of people that are unaware they carry this parasite because the signs are asymptomatic. Even though the disease is curable, take the precautionary steps to get treatment and prevention.

References
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Sutton M, Sternberg M, Koumans EH, McQuillan G, Berman S, Markowitz L. The prevalence of Trichomoniasis vaginalis infection among reproductive-age women in the United States, 2001-2004. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Nov 15;45(10):1319-26.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2009.

Peterman TA, Tian LH, Metcalf CA, Satterwhite CL, Malotte CK, DeAugustine N, Paul SM, Cross H, Rietmeijer CA, Douglas JM Jr; RESPECT-2 Study Group. High incidence of new sexually transmitted infections in the year following a sexually transmitted infection: a case for rescreening. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Oct 17;145(8):564-72.

Hobbs M, Seña EC, Swygard H, Schwebke J. Trichomoniasis vaginalis and Trichomoniasis. In: KK Holmes, PF Sparling, WE Stamm, P Piot, JN Wasserheit, L Corey, MS Cohen, DH Watts (editors). Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 4th edition. New...
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