Syphilis, human immunodeficiency virus infection, and targeting prevention.

To examine the interaction between syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus-type 1 (HIV-1) infection in Oklahoma, we conducted an unlinked HIV seroprevalence survey using serum specimens submitted to the Oklahoma State Department of Health for serologic test for syphilis. Of specimens with positive results from fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption… CONTINUE READING