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cobweb icon Archived: Syphilis Infection: Screening

Original Release Date: July 2004

This version of this topic is currently archived and inactive. It should be used for historical purposes only.

Archived: Recommendation Summary

PopulationRecommendationGrade
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Persons at Increased Risk

The USPSTF strongly recommends that clinicians screen persons at increased risk for syphilis infection. 

A
Pregnant Women

The USPSTF strongly recommends that clinicians screen all pregnant women for syphilis infection.

A
Asymptomatic Persons, Not at Increased Risk

The USPSTF recommends against routine screening of asymptomatic persons who are not at increased risk for syphilis infection.

D

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Archived: Clinical Summary

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Current as of: July 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Syphilis Infection: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/syphilis-infection-screening

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