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