Table 1

‚ÄÉCases of syphilis diagnosed and treatment prescribed in SSWs seen at AKC

Treatment issued (see key for doses)
Stage ofsyphilisNo of casesNo treatedBenzathinepenicillinAzithromycinDoxycyclineAzithromycin+ doxycycline
Benzathine benzylpenicillin 2.4 MU IM immediately, azithromycin 2 g immediately, doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 2 weeks in early latent cases, 200 mg twice daily for 4 weeks for late latent syphilis.
Early latent6523
Late latent4431
Negative serology977 epidemiologically treated