Syphilis epidemiology and public health interventions in Western Australia from 1991 to 2009.

@article{Kwan2012SyphilisEA,
  title={Syphilis epidemiology and public health interventions in Western Australia from 1991 to 2009.},
  author={Kellie S H Kwan and Carolien Giele and Heath S Greville and Carole A Reeve and P Heather Lyttle and Donna B. Mak},
  journal={Sexual health},
  year={2012},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={272-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the epidemiology of congenital and infectious syphilis during 1991-2009, examine the impact of public health interventions and discuss the feasibility of syphilis elimination among Aboriginal people in Western Australia (WA). METHODS WA congenital and infectious syphilis notification data in 1991-2009 and national infectious syphilis notification data in 2005-2009 were analysed by Aboriginality, region of residence, and demographic and behavioural characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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