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.
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 to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Topic/recommendation-summary/syphilis-infection-screening 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: Final Update Summary: Syphilis Infection in Pregnancy: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.