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Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 674584, 7 pages
The Impact of Integration of Rapid Syphilis Testing during Routine Antenatal Services in Rural Kenya
1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Office of the Director, Office of Health Equity, 1600 Clifton Road Mailstop E07, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
2Division of Applied Sciences, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
3Safe Water and AIDS Project, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
4Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
5Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Global Health, Office of the Director, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
6Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kisian 40100, Kenya
Received 20 June 2013; Accepted 23 September 2013
Academic Editor: Consuelo Beck-Sagué
Copyright © 2013 Eleanor Fleming et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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