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Syphilis: back on the rise, but not unstoppable

Christopher K Fairley, Jane S Hocking and Nicholas Medland
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (4): 172-173.

Fighting the current epidemic requires intensive education of clinicians and men who have sex with men, as well as targeted screening

Christopher K Fairley, MB BS, PhD, FRACP, Professor of Sexual Health, Department of Public Health; and Director, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre1
Jane S Hocking, MPH, MHlthSc, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Population Health; and Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health2
Nicholas Medland, MB BS, Clinical Director3
1 University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.
2 The Centre Clinics, Victorian AIDS Council, Gay Men's Health, Melbourne, VIC.
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