Antenatal Syphilis Screening Using Point-Of-Care Testing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries in Asia and Latin America: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

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BACKGROUND Untreated syphilis in pregnancy is associated with adverse clinical outcomes to the infant. In low- and middle-income countries in Asia and Latin America, 20%-30% of women are not tested for syphilis during pregnancy. We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of increasing the coverage for antenatal syphilis screening in 11 Asian and 20 Latin American… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127379

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@inproceedings{Kuznik2015AntenatalSS, title={Antenatal Syphilis Screening Using Point-Of-Care Testing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries in Asia and Latin America: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis}, author={Andreas Kuznik and Christine Muhumuza and Henry Komakech and Elsa M. R. Marques and Mohammed Lamorde and Craig Rubens}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2015} }