Syphilis Infection in Pregnancy: Screening
Release Date: May 2009
The USPSTF recommends that clinicians screen all pregnant women for syphilis infection.
|The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.|
Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement
Date: May 2009
This recommendation reaffirms the USPSTF's 2004 recommendation on Screening for Syphilis Infection with respect to pregnant women. Go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Topic/recommendation-summary/syphilis-infection-screening to view the 2004 recommendation for screening persons at increased risk and asymptomatic persons not at increased risk for syphilis infection.
Select for a Clinical Summary of this recommendation.
Internet Citation: Recommendation Summary. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. May 2009.