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Prevention and control of sexually transmissible infections among hotel-based female sex workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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BACKGROUND: Hotel-based sex workers in Bangladesh have high rates of sexually transmissible infections (STIs), high client turnover and low condom use. Two monthly clinic-based strategies were compared: periodic presumptive treatment (PPT) and enhanced syndromic management (ESM) - one round of presumptive treatment followed by treatment based on assessment and laboratory tests. METHODS: A randomised controlled trial compared PPT and ESM by prevalence and incidence, behaviour, retention, cost...

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Publisher copy:
10.1071/sh12165

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McCormick, DF More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Zadrozny, S More by this author
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Journal:
Sexual health
Volume:
10
Issue:
6
Pages:
478-486
Publication date:
2013-12-05
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EISSN:
1449-8987
ISSN:
1448-5028
URN:
uuid:de83b3a1-4e74-4df8-82bc-6df37fac605e
Source identifiers:
443212
Local pid:
pubs:443212

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