Archived: Syphilis Infection in Pregnancy: Screening
Original Release Date: May 2009
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Archived: Recommendation Summary
The USPSTF recommends that clinicians screen all pregnant women for syphilis infection.
This recommendation reaffirms the USPSTF's 2004 recommendation on screening for syphilis infection with respect to pregnant women. Go to https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/syphilis-infection-in-nonpregnant-adults-and-adolescents to view the 2016 recommendation on screening in nonpregnant persons at increased risk for syphilis infection.
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Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Syphilis Infection in Pregnancy: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.