Emerging Trends and Persistent Challenges in the Management of Adult Syphilis

Susan Tuddenham; Khalil G. Ghanem


BMC Infect Dis. 2015;15(351) 

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Advances in diagnostics may have a significant impact on reducing cases of congenital syphilis in resource-limited settings, where rates of this devastating condition are still very high. Whether these diagnostics can have a meaningful impact on rising rates of syphilis among MSM is unclear. Without a vaccine in sight, novel and effective prevention strategies are sorely needed to combat this infection.