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August 1940

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Arch Derm Syphilol. 1940;42(2):343. doi:10.1001/archderm.1940.01490140107020

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Abstract

A STUDY TO EVALUATE ORIGINAL SEROLOGIC TESTS FOR SYPHILIS  More than five years ago the Committee on Evaluation of Serodiagnostic Tests for Syphilis, in cooperation with the United States Public Health Service, conducted a study to evaluate original serologic tests for syphilis or modifications thereof in the United States. The results of this study were published shortly after the investigation was completed (Cumming, H. S.; Hazen, H. H.; Sanford, A. H.; Senear, F. E.; Simpson, W. M., and Vonderlehr, R. A.: The Evaluation of Serodiagnostic Tests for Syphilis in the United States: Report of Results, Ven. Dis. Inform.16:189 [June] 1935; The Evaluation of Serodiagnostic Tests for Syphilis in the United States, J. A. M. A.104:2083 [June 8] 1935).Consideration is now being given by the committee to the organization of a second evaluation study of original serologic tests for syphilis or modifications thereof within the next

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