Syphilis, Healthcare and Women
Important information for health professionals on working with women.
- Clinical Guidelines for Syphilis during Pregnancy and Congenital Syphilis, including Infants and Children (PDF)
Clinical guidelines for syphilis during pregnancy, congenital syphilis, and syphilis in infants and children.
- Increase in Incidence of Congenital Syphilis — United States, 2012–2014: CDC
CDC MMWR, November 13, 2015.
- Congenital Syphilis: CDC Dear Colleague Letter (PDF): CDC
Letter introducing and summarizing the November 13, 2015 MMWR.
News Release: Syphilis rates rise among women in Minnesota
2/2/16: Minnesota is seeing a significant increase of infectious and latent syphilis cases among women of all racial and ethnic groups.
Health Advisory: Syphilis Testing of ALL Pregnant Women (PDF)
1/14/16: Test all pregnant women for syphilis at first prenatal visit, 28 week's gestation, and delivery.
Prenatal, perinatal and pediatric syphilis testing recommendation (PDF)
1/14/16: Letter to Minnesota prenatal, perinatal and pediatric health care providers.
- Syphilis Print Materials
Fact sheets, brochures, flyers, signs, posters, and other materials about syphilis that you can print and use.