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ALLMedicine™ Congenital Syphilis Center

Research & Reviews  278 results

Syphilis Trigram: a domain-specific visualisation to combat syphilis epidemic and impro...
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; de Morais CM, Teixeira IV et. al.

May 4th, 2022 - The Brazilian healthcare system is a large and complex system, specially considering its mixed public and private funding. The incidence of syphilis has increased in the last four years, in spite of the presence of an effective and available treat...

Examination of Care Milestones for Preventing Congenital Syphilis Transmission among Sy...
Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Round JM, Plitt SS et. al.

Apr 27th, 2022 - An infectious syphilis outbreak in Alberta has resulted in increased congenital syphilis (CS) cases. To shed light on potential risk factors, we used administrative datasets to examine care milestones for the prevention of CS among pregnant women ...

Spatial scenery of congenital syphilis in Brazil between 2007 and 2018: an ecological s...
BMJ Open; Seabra I, Ferreira GRON et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2022 - To analysis the epidemiological scenery of the congenital syphilis (CS) in Brazil employing spatial analysis techniques. Ecological study. This study was conducted in Brazil SAMPLE: A total of 151 601 CS cases notified to the Diseases and Notifica...

Congenital Syphilis and the Prozone Phenomenon: Case Report.
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Catueno S, Tsou PY et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2022 - Congenital syphilis represents an important public health challenge in the United States, and its prevalence has been increasing for the past 10 years because of many factors. The diagnosis can be difficult given its various and nonspecific clinic...

Early congenital syphilis: missed opportunities in a mother owing to many problems duri...
Paediatrics and International Child Health; Krishnapura Lakshminarayana S, Devadas S et. al.

Apr 12th, 2022 - Untreated syphilis in pregnancy can result in an adverse outcome for the fetus. A multigravida woman with a previously poor obstetric history of early neonatal death, abortion and stillbirth was admitted in labour in the 7th month of pregnancy. On...

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Guidelines  1 results

Screening for Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: US Preventive Services Task Force R...
JAMA , Curry SJ et. al.

Sep 8th, 2018 - Untreated syphilis infection in pregnant women can be transmitted to the fetus (congenital syphilis) at any time during pregnancy or at birth. Congenital syphilis is associated with stillbirth, neonatal death, and significant morbidity in infants ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Congenital Syphilis Prospective Cohort With Retrospective Evaluation

Mar 29th, 2022 - Syphilis is an infectious disease caused by Treponema pallidum. In children, there are two different forms of this disease; acquired syphilis and congenital syphilis, which results from transplacental transmission of spirochetes. The worldwide inc...

Acquired Syphlis by Non Sexual Contact

Oct 28th, 2020 - Syphilis is classically described as a sexually transmitted disease. As this source of contagious has been described long ago -mainly though by observation- when children presents with acquired syphilis, child abuse is always considered and must b...

Point-Of-Care Testing for Congenital Syphilis in Mothers and Newborns

Dec 13th, 2019 - Given the dramatic rise in syphilis that has been recently reported in the United States in the recent years (between 2000-2017) there is an urgent need for widespread implementation of more frequent prenatal syphilis screening using alternative c...

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News  77 results

Babies Die as Congenital Syphilis Continues a Decade-Long Surge Across the US

Apr 13th, 2022 - For a decade, the number of babies born with syphilis in the US has surged, undeterred. Data released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows just how dire the outbreak has become. In 2012, 332 babies were born infected wit...

CDC: 2020's Rise in STIs Exposed 'Crumbling Public Health Infrastructure'

Apr 12th, 2022 - Gonorrhea and syphilis infections rose in 2020, including congenital syphilis, while declines in chlamydia infections were likely tied to lack of screening, CDC officials said on Tuesday. Syphilis infections rose 10% versus 2019, while congenital ...

Babies are dying of syphilis. It’s 100% preventable.
MDedge Family Medicine; Caroline Chen, Pro Publica

Nov 3rd, 2021 - This story was originally published on ProPublica and was co-published with NPR. When Mai Yang is looking for a patient, she travels light.

Congenital Syphilis Still Diagnosed Beyond Neonatal Period in US

Sep 17th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - The annual number of congenital syphilis cases reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) surged 183% from 462 cases in 2014 to 1,306 cases in 2018, and too many of these cases are being missed at or b...

Congenital Syphilis Cases in the US Highest in 25 Years

Sep 16th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Syphilis in children is on the rise again in the United States. A new analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that the number of congenital syphilis cases in 2020 increased by 8% over ...

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