Syphilis Infection in Pregnancy: Screening
Release Date: May 2009
This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.
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.
Select for a Clinical Summary of this recommendation.
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Syphilis Infection in Pregnancy: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.