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 here 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. September 2014.