The incidence of HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Europe has recently increased. Rapid point-of-care tests (POCTs) for syphilis can improve access to screening. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance of two syphilis POCTs compared with laboratory tests among MSM.

Field evaluation of two point-of-care tests for syphilis among men who have sex with men, Verona, Italy

Zorzi, Antonella;Cordioli, Maddalena
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Gios, Lorenzo;Del Bravo, Paola;Cornaglia, Giuseppe;Mirandola, Massimo
2017-01-01

Abstract

The incidence of HIV and syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Europe has recently increased. Rapid point-of-care tests (POCTs) for syphilis can improve access to screening. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance of two syphilis POCTs compared with laboratory tests among MSM.
evaluation study; men who have sex with men; point-of-care testing; screening; syphilis
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