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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Volume 26, Supplement A, Pages 4A-5A
CPHLN Laboratory Guidelines

Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network National Syphilis Laboratory Testing Recommendations: Introduction

Members of the Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network Syphilis Laboratory Task Group during Authorship (co-chairs and membership in alphabetical order), Raymond SW Tsang,1 Muhammad Morshed,2 Vanessa Allen,3 Max A Chernesky,4 Kevin Fonseca,5 Richard Garceau,6 Gayatri C Jayaraman,7 Kamran Kadkhoda,8 Bonita E Lee,9 Paul N Levett,10 Sandra M Radons,11 Bouchra Serhir,12 Ameeta E Singh,13 and Tom Wong14

1National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2BC Public Health Microbiology and Reference Laboratory, and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
3Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto, Canada
4McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
5Alberta Provincial Laboratory for Public Health, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
6Hopital Dr George Dumont, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
7Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
8Cadham Provincial Laboratory, and Department of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases and Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
9Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
10Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
11Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
12Institut national de santé publique du Quebec-LSPQ, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
13Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
14Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Received 26 June 2014; Accepted 4 October 2014

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