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).
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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