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doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e31824e53f7
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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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Abstract

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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