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.
75% of reported primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis cases are among men who have sex with men (MSM).
Syphilis Profiles 2013 (February 9, 2015)
STD Surveillance Case Definitions - Includes updated definitions for Congenital Syphilis effective January 1, 2015 (December 3, 2014)
Primary and Secondary Syphilis — United States, 2005–2013 - MMWR May 9, 2014
STD Surveillance Case Definitions - Includes updated definitions for Gonorrhea and Syphilis effective January 1, 2014 (December 10, 2013)
Updated Syphilis Clinical Training (August 30, 2013)
Doxycycline and Tetracycline Shortage Update (March 1, 2013)
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