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Rapid Point-of-Care Diagnostic Test for Syphilis in High-Risk Populations, Manaus, Brazil

By Meritxell Sabidó, Adele S. Benzaken, Ệnio José de Andrade Rodrigues and Philippe Mayaud

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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 could considerably alleviate the impact of syphilis in hard-to-reach populations in the Amazon region of Brazil

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Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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