Factors determining serologic response to treatment in patients with syphilis.

  title={Factors determining serologic response to treatment in patients with syphilis.},
  author={Julio Jos{\'e} Gonz{\'a}lez-L{\'o}pez and Manuel L. Fern{\'a}ndez Guerrero and Rodolfo Luj{\'a}n and Sagrario Fern{\'a}ndez Tostado and Miguel de G{\'o}rgolas and Luis Requena},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={49 10},
BACKGROUND The goal of this study was to describe the clinical and epidemiologic manifestations of a syphilis outbreak in downtown Madrid, Spain. Because human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients may be at increased risk of serologic failure during syphilis treatment, analysis of factors determining the response to treatment was performed in a cohort of HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients with syphilis. METHODS We performed a longitudinal, retrospective study of patients with… CONTINUE READING
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