You should get tested regularly if you are pregnant, are a man who has sex with men, have HIV infection, and/or have partner(s) who have tested positive for syphilis.
83% of reported male primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis cases where sex of sex partner is known are among men who have sex with men (MSM).
Procaine Penicillin G Shortage (September 19, 2016)
Congenital Syphilis Is on the Rise? Reviewing Prevention Steps (July 19, 2016)
Changing the Story of Syphilis (May 24, 2016)
Bicillin-LA Shortage (updated May 23, 2016)
Medscape Commentary: Keep an Eye Out for Ocular Syphilis (added February 11, 2016)
Clinical Advisory: Ocular Syphilis in the United States (Updated January 7, 2016)
Increase in Incidence of Congenital Syphilis — United States, 2012–2014 MMWR November 13, 2015
Congenital Syphilis Fact Sheet (November 12. 2015)
2015 STD Treatment Guidelines - Syphilis - Includes diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and special considerations for syphilis infections. (June 4, 2015)
Guidance on Syphilis Testing in Latin America and the Caribbean - A guide by the Pan American Health Organization on improving uptake and quality of syphilis testing in different clinical settings (April 17. 2015)
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