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Syphilis: Recommended Treatment Schedules, 1976: Recommendations Established by the Venereal Disease Control Advisory Committee

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Venereal Disease Control Advisory Committee: R. H. Henderson, M.D., Chairman, Venereal Disease Control Division, Bureau of State Services, Center for Disease Control (CDC), Atlanta, GA; J. H. Miller, Executive Secretary, Venereal Disease Control Division, Bureau of State Services, CDC; D. Fouser, WNET-TV, New York City, NY; H. Hamilton, Editor, Urban Health, Atlanta, GA; G. H. Handy, M.D., Department of Health and Social Services, Madison, WI; B. Krohn, Barbara Krohn and Associates, Seattle WA; S. Nixon, M.D., Floresville, TX; M. O. Shinn, EOC of Imperial County (CA), Inc., El Centro, CA.

Therapy Experts Consulted by the Advisory Committee: V. Cave, M.D., Brooklyn, NY; P. E. Dans, M.D., University of Colorado Medical School, Denver, CO; N. J. Fiumara, M.D., State Department of Public Health, Boston, MA; A. R. Hinman, M.D., State Department of Public Health, Nashville, TN; R. H. Kampmeier, M.D., Central State Hospital, Nashville, TN; L. Klein, M.D., Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA; W. Ledger, M.D., University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; W. McCormack, M.D., Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA; G. McCracken, M.D., University of Texas Medical Center, Dallas, TX; N. B. Nichols, M.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK; P. Perine, M.D., Virginia Mason Clinic, Seattle, WA; M. F. Rein, M.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; J. P. Sanford, M.D., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; A. L. Schroeter, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; P. F. Sparling, M.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; L. Taber, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; E. C. Tramont, M.D., LTC, MC, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

▸Copies of these recommendations may be obtained on request to Technical Information Services, Center for Disease Control; Atlanta, GA 30333.

Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(1):94-96. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-85-1-94
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Details for specific programs for treatment of early syphilis, syphilis of more than 1 year's duration, syphilis in pregnancy, and congenital syphilis are described, with recommendations for appropriate diagnostic and evaluative tests. The needs of appropriate follow-up and the problems of retreatment are summarized.





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