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Neurosyphilis & AIDS

     

  • JM Flood, HS Weinstock, ME Guroy et al (Univ of California, San Francisco; San Francisco Gen Hosp,
    Calif; Ctrs for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta,
    Ga):

    Neurosyhilis during the AIDS epidemic, San Francisco,

    1985-1992. J Infect Dis 177: 931-940, 1998.

        

    There is a resurgence of neurosyphilis, especially among patients infected with HIV.

    In this large survey of 19,375 CSF VDRL tests performed, 117(0.6%) were newly reactive. Median patient age was 39.

        

    This is the first known report to address the burden of neurosyphilis in a population largely affected with HIV infection.

        

 



 

 

Speciality Spotlight

 

 
Neurology
 

 

Neurosyphilis & AIDS
     

  • JM Flood, HS Weinstock, ME Guroy et al (Univ of California, San Francisco; San Francisco Gen Hosp, Calif; Ctrs for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Ga):
    Neurosyhilis during the AIDS epidemic, San Francisco,
    1985-1992. J Infect Dis 177: 931-940, 1998.
        
    There is a resurgence of neurosyphilis, especially among patients infected with HIV.
    In this large survey of 19,375 CSF VDRL tests performed, 117(0.6%) were newly reactive. Median patient age was 39.
        
    This is the first known report to address the burden of neurosyphilis in a population largely affected with HIV infection.
        

 

 

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