Performance and comparison of self-reported STI symptoms among high-risk populations - MSM, sex workers, persons living with HIV/AIDS - in El Salvador.

@article{Shah2014PerformanceAC,
  title={Performance and comparison of self-reported STI symptoms among high-risk populations - MSM, sex workers, persons living with HIV/AIDS - in El Salvador.},
  author={Neha Shah and Evelyn J. Kim and Flor de Maria Hern{\'a}ndez Ayala and Maria Elena Guardado Escobar and A. Nieto and Andrea A. Kim and Gabriela Paz-Bailey},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 14},
  pages={984-91}
}
Resource-limited countries have limited laboratory capability and rely on syndromic management to diagnose sexually transmitted infections (STIs). We aimed to estimate the sensitivity, specificity and positive predictive value (PPV) of STI syndromic management when used as a screening method within a study setting. Men who have sex with men (MSM), female sex workers (FSWs) and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) participated in a behavioural surveillance study. Data were obtained on… CONTINUE READING
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