ADVERTISEMENT

US recommends syphilis screening for at-risk adults, adolescents

Liz Scherer   |   Clinical Summary   |   05 October 2022
ADVERTISEMENT

Takeaway

  • The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has reaffirmed with high certainty that there is substantial benefit of screening for syphilis infection in nonpregnant adolescents and adults who have ever been sexually active.

Why this matters

  • Untreated syphilis can progress to significant brain, nervous system, optic, and cardiovascular problems....

          

January Challenge

Ends in 2d 15h
left
right

Topic Challenges

left
right