About this resource:
Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Last Reviewed: September 2018
Workgroups: Sexually Transmitted Infections Workgroup
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening all pregnant women for syphilis infection as early as possible in their pregnancy, ideally at the first prenatal care visit. Women who haven’t gotten prenatal care should be tested when they arrive to give birth.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2018). Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: Screening. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/syphilis-infection-in-pregnancy-screening