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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e31824e53f7

Impact of Reverse Sequence Syphilis Screening on New Diagnoses of Late Latent Syphilis in Edmonton, Canada

Gratrix, Jennifer MSc*; Plitt, Sabrina PhD; Lee, Bonita E. MD; Ferron, Leslie BScN*; Anderson, Barbara MSc*; Verity, Bob MD§; Prasad, Errol DChM§; Bunyan, Roxanne MLT§; Zahariadis, George MD; Singh, Ameeta E. BMBS, MSc*

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After the introduction of reverse sequence syphilis screening in Alberta, Canada, there was an increase in the diagnosis of late latent syphilis in individuals screening positive with the treponemal test; these cases required additional public health follow-up.

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