Syphilis among female sex workers in Indonesia: need and opportunity for intervention.

@article{Majid2010SyphilisAF,
  title={Syphilis among female sex workers in Indonesia: need and opportunity for intervention.},
  author={Nurholis Majid and Liesbeth J M Bollen and Guy Morineau and Syaiful Fahmi Daily and Dyah Erti Mustikawati and Nurhayati Agus and Atiek Sulistyarni Anartati and Chawalit Natpratan and Robert Magnani},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2010},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={377-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence and factors associated with syphilis among female sex workers (FSWs) in Indonesia. METHODS Direct and indirect FSWs were sampled in 10 major cities in Indonesia. A behavioural survey was conducted and samples obtained and tested for HIV (Bioline and Determine) and syphilis (RPR and Determine). Syphilis prevalence and potential factors associated with syphilis were assessed in bivariable and multivariable analysis. Syphilis prevalence among brothel-based sex… CONTINUE READING