Syphilis treatment response among HIV discordant couples in Zambia and Rwanda
Syphilis continues to be a common sexually transmitted infection, despite the availability of inexpensive and effective treatment. Infection in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-discordant couples is important because syphilis increases the risk of HIV acquisition. Current US treatment guidelines recommend 1 dose of benzathine penicillin for early syphilis, irrespective of HIV status, but data from coinfected patients are limited.
Clin. Infect. Dis.
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Dionne-Odom J, Karita E, Kilembe W, Henderson F, Vwalika B, Bayingana R, Li Z, Mulenga J, Chomba E, Del Rio C, Khu NH, Tichacek A, Allen S
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