Early and congenital syphilis

  • Wendel Jr. G
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The incidence of infectious syphilis is increasing in the United States, particularly among women. Not surprisingly, congenital syphilis rates have also risen. These have led to a rekindling of interest in the manifestations and treatment of primary, secondary, and latent syphilis. Coinfection with human immunodeficiency virus may alter clinical presentations and response to therapy.

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  • Humans
  • Syphilis Serodiagnosis
  • Syphilis, Congenital/diagnosis/drug therapy/*epide
  • Syphilis/diagnosis/drug therapy/*epidemiology
  • United States/epidemiology

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  • G D Wendel Jr.

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