TITLE

Old Enemies

AUTHOR(S)
Handsfield, H. Hunter
PUB. DATE
September 1990
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/19/90, Vol. 264 Issue 11, p1451
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Focuses on issues concerning the treatment of syphilis and gonorrhea in the 1990s in the U.S. Principles of treatment; Increase in primary and secondary syphilis in the U.S. in the late 1980s; Occurrence of any sexually transmitted disease as a sentinel event.
ACCESSION #
10340824

 

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