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Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Screening

Release Date: June 2016

Recommendation Summary

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Asymptomatic, nonpregnant adults and adolescents who are at increased risk for syphilis infection

The USPSTF recommends screening for syphilis infection in persons who are at increased risk for infection.

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Go to the Clinical Considerations section for information on risk factors for infection.

To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, click here.

To read the evidence summary in JAMA, click here.

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Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: June 2016

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Screening . U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/syphilis-infection-in-nonpregnant-adults-and-adolescents

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