Setting Up the Physician’s Office for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • Daniel C. William
  • James A. Nikitas
  • David G. Ostrow


With a small investment in time and funds, any primary care provider can equip the office and train office personnel to perform a large number of important dignostic and therapeutic interventions in the management of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), as listed in Table 1. These investments will pay handsomely in the ability to diagnose accurately and thereby offer more precise treatment.


Venereal Wart Genital Herpes Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Rapid Plasma Reagin Condyloma ACUMINATA 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel C. William
    • 1
    • 2
  • James A. Nikitas
    • 3
  • David G. Ostrow
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
  1. 1.Columbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyNew York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital CenterValhallaUSA
  4. 4.Biological Psychiatry ProgramLakeside Veterans Administration Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  5. 5.Department of PsychiatryNorthwestern University Medical SchoolChicagoUSA
  6. 6.Department of Community MedicineNorthwestern University Medical SchoolChicagoUSA
  7. 7.Howard Brown Memorial ClinicChicagoUSA

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