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[afro-nets] PCR screening for syphilis... (3)
- Subject: [afro-nets] PCR screening for syphilis... (3)
- From: Wouter Arrazola de Onate <Wouter@health.uem.mz>
- Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 12:07:19 +0200
- Importance: Normal
PCR screening for syphilis... (3)
An interesting article indeed.
Is anybody aware of any interaction of latent Syphilis with HSV-2?
And I agree with John, we need affordable and applicable options
for the countries that most suffer from Syphilis and HIV. Work-
ing in Mozambique in STI-research, I know there's only 1 labora-
tory in the country that's able to perform PCR at this moment.
Syphilis in pregnant women in the province of Tete is said to be
around 16% and HIV-prevalence in the central region of the coun-
try is 16,7%.
Wouter Arrazola de Onate, MD
International Centre for Reproductive Health
Field Coordinator Mozambique
Universidade Eduardo Mondlane - Universidade da Ghent
Faculdade de Medicina
Av. Salvador Allende