Rapid point-of-care diagnostic test for syphilis in high-risk populations, Manaus, Brazil.

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Sabidó, Meritxell; Benzaken, Adele S.; de Andrade Rodrigues, Ệnio José; Mayaud, Philippe;
  • Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases,volume 15,issue 4,pages647-649 (issn: 1080-6040, eissn: 1080-6059)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3201/eid1504.081293, pmc: PMC2671407
  • Subject: evaluation studies | dispatch | Brazil | point-of-care diagnostic tests | Syphilis | Medicine | Amazon | R | RC109-216 | Infectious and parasitic diseases | high-risk populations | prevention and control
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

: We assessed the acceptability and operational suitability of a rapid point-of-care syphilis test and identified barriers to testing among high-risk groups and healthcare professionals in a sexually transmitted infections clinic in Manaus, Brazil. Use of this test coul... View more
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