Published in AIDS Weekly, July 25th, 2005
According to a study from England, "Objectives: The burden of new syphilis diagnoses in London has mainly been in men who have sex with men (MSM), many of whom are coinfected with HIV. Our HIV unit introduced regular serological screening for syphilis during routine follow up care to detect patients who may be at risk of asymptomatic infection."
"We assessed if this remained an effective and necessary strategy in the second year since introduction. All HIV outpatients with newly positive syphilis serology between May 1, 2002 and April 30, 2003 were identified using a...
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