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For each country, in addition to test volume and sales projections, the report presents sales and market share estimates for major suppliers of Syphilis tests.
Several other countries are poised to request validation of the elimination of vertical HIV and syphilis transmission--defined as fewer than two cases of HIV in every 100 babies born to women with HIV and fewer than one case of syphilis for every 2,000 live births, Dr.
LAMEA and Asia Pacific constitute the two largest regions for syphilis testing market and collectively accounted for about 4/5th of the global revenue in 2014.
In the current study, Pintye and colleagues analyzed syphilis data from a prospective clinical trial (the Partners PrEP Study) designed to examine whether pre-exposure therapy reduced the risk of HIV transmission between HIV-serodiscordant partners.
The blitz included educational outreach and an offer to be tested for syphilis.
All patients who had a genital, anal, or oral ulcer suggestive of syphilis after having at-risk sexual intercourse were invited to participate in the study.
The syphilis bacterium can also infect the fetus of a woman during her pregnancy, causing infant death, developmental delays and seizures.
A spokeswoman for Public Health Wales said: "There has been a significant increase in infectious syphilis cases in North Wales.
NHS Lanarkshire last night confirmed cases of syphilis in the health board area were increasing.
Epidemiologically, syphilis has been linked to HIV infection, with an associated rising incidence.
But just as the CDC was announcing its plan, syphilis began surging among men who have sex with men (MSM).
Caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum (Figure 1), syphilis is commonly acquired as an STD, but it also can be transmitted vertically by expectant mothers.