Syphilis Projects



We are seeking gay men with untreated early syphilis infection for a research study on syphilis transmission. This study will give us valuable information about syphilis so we can help to prevent it. This study will involve a questionnaire and tests taken at one visit. Participants will receive free testing and treatment. Make a valuable contribution to research.

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No wait serology testing   

This study aims to see if testing for HIV and syphilis increases when it is made easier. YourTest is an RCT looking at rates of HIV and syphilis testing amongst men who have sex with men. Randomisation into 2 arms include: A) Usual testing at MSHC followed by testing without consultation in the second year and B) Men having a choice to test at MSHC or Melbourne Pathology Centres in Victoria, without prior consultation.