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Transgender Individuals

Citation

Poteat, Tonia & Radix, Asa (2017). Transgender Individuals. In Bachmann, Laura (Ed.), Sexually Transmitted Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Special Populations (pp. 221-32). New York: Springer International Publishing.

Abstract

There are unique physiological as well as psychosocial aspects to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of STIs among transgender individuals. This chapter provides an introduction to the diversity of identities and anatomy among transgender patients and summarizes what is known about the epidemiology and basic science of STIs among this patient population. Recommendations for appropriate screening, clinical care, and treatment are provided.

URL

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56694-8_12

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Sexually Transmitted Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Special Populations

Author(s)

Poteat, Tonia
Radix, Asa

Editor(s)

Bachmann, Laura

Year Published

2017

Pages

221-32

Publisher

Springer International Publishing

City of Publication

New York

Reference ID

12924