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Table 1 Selected clinical and laboratory findings of 11 individuals with an episode of syphilis reinfection during study follow-up

From: Syphilis reinfection is associated with an attenuated immune profile in the same individual: a prospective observational cohort study

  Baseline Episode of Syphilis Nadir RPR Repeat Episode of Syphilis
Study nr HIV Status CD4 (T cells/ul) HIV Viral Load No. Previous Syphilis Infectionsa Days since last syphilis RPR titre baseline Syphilis Stage Nadir RPR pre- reinfection RPR Repeat Syphilis Stage Days between baseline and repeat syphilis
1 Infected 563 < 20 3 1371 256 Secondary 64 256 Early Latent 391
2 Infected 546 < 20 4 692 128 Early Latent 16 256 Early Latent 532
3 Infected 677 < 20 1 360 64 Early Latent 8 128 Early Latent 456
4 Infected 456 < 20 1 347 256 Secondary 16 64 Early Latent 492
5 Infected 598 < 20 2 568 8 Early Latent 2 16 Primary 424
6 Uninfected NA NA 1 319 64 Secondary 2 8 Early Latent 725
7 Infected 489 < 20 6 684 128 Late Latent 16 64 Primary 496
8 Infected 1284 < 20 1 180 128 Secondary 8 32 Early Latent 308
9 Infected 689 < 20 1 797 128 Late Latent 32 256 Secondary 364
10 Infected 503 < 20 1 565 128 Secondary 4 256 Early Latent 503
11 Infected 483 < 20 0 NA 32 Secondary 0 32 Secondary 171
  1. a Number of episodes of syphilis prior to current study
  2. NA Not applicable
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