Syphilis in prostitutes from Eastern Europe.

  title={Syphilis in prostitutes from Eastern Europe.},
  author={Camillo Smacchia and Andr{\'e} Parolin and Giovanni di Perri and Sandro Vento and Ercole Concia},
  volume={351 9102},
During the 1990s, a striking increase in the notification rate for syphilis has been observed in the Russian Federation and Eastern Europe. Given easier current access to international travel and migration from Eastern Europe, this trend is likely to involve Western Europe as well. To investigate this possibility, 110 foreign-born prostitutes (32 from Albania, 34 from tropical Africa, and 44 from Eastern Europe) presenting to an outpatient clinic in Verona, Italy, over a 19-month period were… CONTINUE READING
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