Unformatted text preview: 8) Herpes – Sexually transmitted disease caused by herpes simplex virus, HSV. 9) Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) – The virus that causes AIDS; it causes a defect in the body’s immune system by invading and then multiplying within the white blood cells. 10) Human papillomavirus (HPV) – A genus of viruses including those causing pailoomas (small nipple-like protrusions of the skin or mucous membrane) and warts. 11) Pubic lice – Small insects that live primarily in hair in the genital and rectal regions. 12) Scabies – Infestation of the skin by microscopic mites (insects) 13) Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) – Infections passed from person to person by sexual contact. 14) Syphilis – A sexually transmitted disease caused by spirochete bacteria (Treponema pallidum)....
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- Spring '08
- Herpes simplex virus, Sexually transmitted diseases and infections, bacterial vaginosis