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Screening for Syphilis Infection

Release Date: July 2004

This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for syphilis.

Summary of Recommendations / Supporting Documents

The information found here is current for persons at increased risk and asymptomatic persons not at increased risk for syphilis infection. This recommendation has been updated in part for pregnant women. Go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf09/syphilis/syphpgrs.htm to view the new recommendation for pregnant women, published in May 2009.

Summary of Recommendations

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Supporting Documents

Screening for Syphilis Infection, July 2004
Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 200 KB; PDF Help)
Brief Update (PDF File, 217 KB; PDF Help)

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Current as of July 2004

Internet Citation:

Screening for Syphilis Infection, Topic Page. July 2004. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspssyph.htm


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