TITLE

Syphilis returns

AUTHOR(S)
Cohan, Gary R.
PUB. DATE
April 1995
SOURCE
Advocate;4/4/95, Issue 678, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the resurgence of syphilis as one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases around the world. Number of reported syphilis cases in the United States in 1993; Increased risk for HIV infection and AIDS brought about by syphilis infection; Symptoms; Diagnosis; Modes of treatment.
ACCESSION #
9510230838

 

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