The Annual Economic Burden of Syphilis: An Estimation of Direct, Productivity, and Intangible Costs for Syphilis in Guangdong Initiative for Comprehensive Control of Syphilis Sites.

@article{Zou2017TheAE,
  title={The Annual Economic Burden of Syphilis: An Estimation of Direct, Productivity, and Intangible Costs for Syphilis in Guangdong Initiative for Comprehensive Control of Syphilis Sites.},
  author={Yaming Zou and Yu Pei Liao and Fengying Liu and Lei Chen and Hongcheng Shen and Shujie Huang and Heping Zheng and Bin Yang and Yuantao Hao},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={
          671-677
        }
}
BACKGROUND Syphilis has continuously posed a great challenge to China. However, very little data existed regarding the cost of syphilis. Taking Guangdong Initiative for Comprehensive Control of Syphilis area as the research site, we aimed to comprehensively measure the annual economic burden of syphilis from a societal perspective. METHODS Newly diagnosed… CONTINUE READING