Case series of syphilis and HIV co-infections

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Syphilis and HIV co-infection are indeed dangerous combinations. The present communication describes three different cases of syphilis and HIV co-infection in young men. The first case is a 25-year-old medical graduate with a primary and secondary syphilis lesions at time of presentation. The second case is a 24-year-old government officer with right eye posterior uveitis where the serology tests for syphilis were reactive. His HIV tests were also positive. The final case is a 25-year-old homosexual who was admitted to the medical ward because of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. The HIV and syphilis serology tests were noted to be positive.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)856-858
Number of pages3
JournalPakistan Journal of Medical Sciences
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2013

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Syphilis
Coinfection
HIV Infections
Serology
Posterior Uveitis
HIV
Mycobacterium Infections
Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Keywords

  • Co-infection
  • HIV
  • Penicillin
  • RPR
  • Syphilis

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  • Medicine(all)

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Case series of syphilis and HIV co-infections. / Abdul Wahab, Asrul; Rahman, Md. Mostafizur; Mohammad, Marlyn; Hussin, Salasawati.

In: Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 29, No. 3, 02.01.2013, p. 856-858.

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