Responding to a community outbreak of syphilis by targeting sex partner meeting location: an example of a risk-space intervention.

@article{Michaud2003RespondingTA,
  title={Responding to a community outbreak of syphilis by targeting sex partner meeting location: an example of a risk-space intervention.},
  author={Joshua M Michaud and Jonathan Mark Ellen and Sheridan M Johnson and Anne Rompalo},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={533-8}
}
BACKGROUND Effective syphilis control and elimination require community effort and innovative case-finding techniques, especially to identify infected persons from core transmission groups. GOAL To summarize the implementation and outcomes of a community-oriented response to a localized outbreak of syphilis directed at sex partner meeting places. STUDY DESIGN Syphilis surveillance and rapid response data from a 7-month period were analyzed for risk behaviors, sex partner meeting locations… CONTINUE READING

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