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Syphilis in pregnant black women.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4002086     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Serological tests for syphilis (with rapid plasma reagin) were performed in 2 767 women attending the antenatal clinic of King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban, for their first, booking visit. The test was repeated at the 36th week of pregnancy. A total of 152 women (5,5%) were assumed to have syphilis. In addition, 4 (11,8%) of 34 patients who were seronegative at less than 32 weeks of pregnancy had a positive serological test result at 36 weeks.
B Manning; J Moodley; S M Ross
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0256-9574     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1985 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-07-23     Completed Date:  1985-07-23     Revised Date:  2014-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  966-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
African Americans
Infant, Newborn
Patient Compliance
Penicillin G / therapeutic use*
Penicillin G Benzathine / therapeutic use*
Penicillin G Procaine / therapeutic use*
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / drug therapy*
Syphilis / drug therapy*
Syphilis, Congenital / diagnosis
Reg. No./Substance:
17R794ESYN/Penicillin G Procaine; Q42T66VG0C/Penicillin G; RIT82F58GK/Penicillin G Benzathine

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