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Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: Screening

Release Date: September 2018

Recommendation Summary

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Pregnant women

The USPSTF recommends early screening for syphilis infection in all pregnant women.


To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, select here.

To read the evidence summary in JAMA, select here.

Related Information for Health Professionals

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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: September 2018

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2018.

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