Syphilis evaluation and therapy: a study of current practices in a university hospital.


The incidence of syphilis, after declining for several years, increased by 23% in the first quarter of 1987. The authors reviewed the charts of 100 patients with syphilis in order to determine how such patients were managed in a university setting. Although 77 patients met Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indications for lumbar puncture, only 11 patients… (More)


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