Including syphilis testing as part of standard hiv management checks and improved syphilis screening in primary care

Denton Callander, David Baker, Marcus Chen, Rebecca Guy

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Abstract

Opt-out syphilis testing routinely conducted during HIV management checks increased testing rates for gay men with HIV in a primary care setting. Although successfully increasing testing rates, this strategy failed to meet quarterly testing guidelines, which could point to the need for additional strategies and guideline revaluation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)338-340
Number of pages3
JournalSexually Transmitted Diseases
Volume40
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2013

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