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Performance of routine syphilis serology in the Ethiopian cohort on HIV/AIDS.

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OBJECTIVES: To assess the performance of routine syphilis screening during 5 year follow up of Ethiopian factory workers, participating in a cohort study on HIV/AIDS. METHODS: Syphilis serology test results of factory workers, who each donated at least six blood samples were evaluated. Screening in 1997-8 had been performed by the Treponema pallidum particle agglutination (TPPA) assay and in 1999-2001 by the rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test. TPPA had been followed by RPR or RPR by TPPA, in case...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/sti.2003.005827

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Dorigo-Zetsma, JW More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Coutinho, RA More by this author
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Journal:
Sexually transmitted infections
Volume:
80
Issue:
2
Pages:
96-99
Publication date:
2004-04-05
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EISSN:
1472-3263
ISSN:
1368-4973
URN:
uuid:442347bd-9588-4953-a9c2-2027e0a055bc
Source identifiers:
80518
Local pid:
pubs:80518

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