Why sexually transmitted infections tend to cause infertility: an evolutionary hypothesis

PLoS Pathog. 2014 Aug 7;10(8):e1004111. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004111. eCollection 2014 Aug.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Biological Evolution*
  • Humans
  • Infertility / microbiology*
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases / complications*
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases / microbiology*

Grant support

VM is a Fellow of the Parmenides Center for the Conceptual Foundations of Science (http://www.parmenides-foundation.org/). PA was supported by a Young Researcher Fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (http://mta.hu/). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.