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Bridging the HIV-syphilis testing gap: dual testing among men who have sex with men living in China
  1. Jason J Ong1,2,3,
  2. Meizhen Liao4,
  3. Amy Lee2,
  4. Hongyun Fu2,5,
  5. Stephen W Pan2,6,7,
  6. Weiming Tang2,6,
  7. Chongyi Wei8,
  8. Wu Dan2,6,
  9. Bin Yang2,9,
  10. Ligang Yang9,
  11. Cheng Wang9,
  12. Joseph D Tucker1,2,6
  1. 1 Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
  2. 2 Social Entrepreneurship to Spur Health (SESH) Global, Guangzhou, China
  3. 3 Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  4. 4 Shandong Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China
  5. 5 Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
  6. 6 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
  7. 7 Department of Public Health, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China
  8. 8 School of Public Health, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
  9. 9 Southern Medical University Dermatology Hospital, Guangzhou, China
  1. Correspondence to Dr Joseph D Tucker, University of North Carolina Project, Guangzhou 510095, China; jdtucker{at}med.unc.edu

Footnotes

  • Handling editor Jackie A Cassell

  • Contributors JDT, WT, CW and JJO contributed to the conception and design of the study. CW and BY provided oversight for data collection and ML, LY, WC and WD assisted in the data collection. AL assisted with the literature search. JJO, SWP and HF analysed the data and JJO drafted the paper. All authors revised the manuscript and approved the final version to be published.

  • Funding Funding has been received from the National Institutes of Health (NIAID 1R01AI114310-01), UNC-South China STD Research Training Center (FIC 1D43TW009532-01), UNC Center for AIDS Research (NIAID 5P30AI050410), UCSF Center for AIDS Research (NIAID P30 AI027763), NIMH (R00MH093201), UJMT Fogarty Fellowship (FIC R25TW0093), Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (APP1104781) and SESH Global (www.seshglobal.org). Administrative assistance from the Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Diseases and STI Control, UNC Chapel Hill and UNC Project-China in Guangzhou, China.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Guangdong Provincial Centre for Skin Diseases and STI Control (1R01AI114310) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (14-1865).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Handling editor Jackie A Cassell

  • Contributors JDT, WT, CW and JJO contributed to the conception and design of the study. CW and BY provided oversight for data collection and ML, LY, WC and WD assisted in the data collection. AL assisted with the literature search. JJO, SWP and HF analysed the data and JJO drafted the paper. All authors revised the manuscript and approved the final version to be published.

  • Funding Funding has been received from the National Institutes of Health (NIAID 1R01AI114310-01), UNC-South China STD Research Training Center (FIC 1D43TW009532-01), UNC Center for AIDS Research (NIAID 5P30AI050410), UCSF Center for AIDS Research (NIAID P30 AI027763), NIMH (R00MH093201), UJMT Fogarty Fellowship (FIC R25TW0093), Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (APP1104781) and SESH Global (www.seshglobal.org). Administrative assistance from the Guangdong Provincial Center for Skin Diseases and STI Control, UNC Chapel Hill and UNC Project-China in Guangzhou, China.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval Guangdong Provincial Centre for Skin Diseases and STI Control (1R01AI114310) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (14-1865).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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