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Volume 16, Number 1—January 2010

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Reemergence of Syphilis in Martinique, 2001–2008

André CabiéComments to Author , Bruno Rollin, Sandrine Pierre-François, Sylvie Abel, Nicole Desbois, Pascale Richard, Patrick Hochedez, Raphaëlle Théodose, Danielle Quist, Raymond Hélénon, Christian Derancourt, Annick Cavelier, and Bernard Liautaud
Author affiliations: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Fort-de-France, Fort-de-France, Martinique (A. Cabié, B. Rollin, S. Pierre-François, S. Abel, N. Desbois, P. Hochedez, R. Théodose, D. Quist, R. Hélénon, C. Derancourt, B. Liautaud); Clinical Research Center of French West Indies and French Guiana, Inserm CIE 802 (A. Cabié); Unité de Consultation et de Soins Ambulatoires Centre Médical Pénitentiaire de Fort-de-France (S. Abel, D. Quist); Etablissement Français du Sang, Fort-de-France (P. Richard); Vernes STD Clinic, Fort-de-France (R. Hélénon, A. Cavelier)

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Frequency of syphilis in 55 patients, by group, Fort-de-France, Martinique, 2004–2008. MSM, men who have sex with men; precarious conditions, >1 of the following: homelessness, lack of welfare, being followed-up in a psychiatry unit, mental deficiency, having paid sex, incarceration in correctional facility >2× in the past 5 years.

Figure 2. Frequency of syphilis in 55 patients, by group, Fort-de-France, Martinique, 2004–2008. MSM, men who have sex with men; precarious conditions, >1 of the following: homelessness, lack of welfare, being followed-up in a psychiatry unit, mental deficiency, having paid sex, incarceration in correctional facility >2× in the past 5 years.

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