Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2017
Added February 2019
Risk behaviors for primary and secondary syphilis cases for 2013-2017
Syphilis Surveillance Supplement: Report with data on all reported risk behaviors and characteristics for primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis cases for 2013-2017
- Data tables:Cdc-excel report data available in excel format
- Slide sets:Cdc-ppt showing data trends from the report
- Increased Methamphetamine, Injection Drug, and Heroin Use among Women and Heterosexual Men with Primary and Secondary Syphilis — United States, 2013–2017 MMWR February 14, 2017
- Dear Colleague Letter:Cdc-pdf Gail Bolan, MD, Division of STD Prevention Director, on concerning trend and the importance of cross-program collaboration within health departments
Slides: PowerPoint slides of the graphs from 2017 surveillance.
Medscape Commentary:External Dr. Laura H. Bachmann, MD, MPH, on the surge in congenital syphilis and what healthcare providers can do to stop it
Announcement from Dr. Gail BolanCdc-pdf: CDC’s STD Director on the continued concerning increases in congenital syphilis.
Press Release: New CDC Analysis shows steep and sustained increases in STDs in recent years
Press Release: Newborn syphilis cases more than double in four years, reaching 20-year high.
Use the State Ranking TablesCdc-pdf (tables 2, 13, 26, and 40) to understand what’s happening where you live.
Chlamydia│1.7 million cases; 22% increase since 2013
Gonorrhea│ 555,608 cases; 67% increase since 2013
Primary and Secondary Syphilis│30,644 cases; 76% increase since 2013
Congenital Syphilis│918 cases; 154% increase since 2013
The burden of chlamydia is high among young women aged 15-24. Learn more about affected populations.
Gay and bisexual men face the highest burden of syphilis in the United States. Learn how syphilis is affecting other communities.