Description: Update of the 2004 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force statement about screening for syphilis in pregnancy. Methods: The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force did a targeted literature search for evidence on the benefits of screening, the harms of screening, and the harms of treatment of syphilis with penicillin during pregnancy. Recommendation: Screen all pregnant women for syphilis infection. (Grade A recommendation).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|State||Published - May 19 2009|