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Evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests: syphilis

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Figure 1: Suggested rapid diagnostic test algorithms and treatment decision points for syphilis.

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The WHO/TDR Sexually Transmitted Diseases Diagnostics Initiative (SDI) would like to Drs Yaw Adu-Darkodie, Michael Alary, Xiang-Sheng Chen, Carlos Conde, King Holmes, Edward Hook III, Robert Johnson, Laurie Markowitz, Milton Tam, Chantapong Wasi and Yue-Ping Yin for their valuable input into the design and conduct of the SDI diagnostics evaluation scheme, which forms the basis of these guides.

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Herring, A., Ballard, R., Mabey, D. et al. Evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests: syphilis. Nat Rev Microbiol 4 (Suppl 12), S33–S40 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrmicro1563

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