The outcome of treatment of early latent syphilis and syphilis with undetermined duration in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected patients.

@article{Manavi2007TheOO,
  title={The outcome of treatment of early latent syphilis and syphilis with undetermined duration in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected patients.},
  author={Kaveh Manavi and Alexander Mcmillan},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={
          814-8
        }
}
The aim of the study was to compare the outcome of syphilis treatment in HIV-infected and -uninfected patients. An observational study on patients diagnosed with early syphilis in three genitourinary clinics in the UK between January 2003 and June 2005 was conducted. Failure of the initial Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (test) (VDRL) titre to decrease four-fold within 12 months in the absence of history of re-infection was considered as treatment failure. During the study period, 190 HIV… CONTINUE READING
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