Syphilis in women alert

14 October 2019

NSW Health has provided information for primary health care practitioners, antenatal services, and sexual health services regarding syphilis in women:

  • Screen all pregnant women for syphilis early in gestation.
  • Screen pregnant women considered at increased risk of an STI again at 24-28 weeks.
  • Treat all pregnant women with syphilis urgently.
  • Contact your local sexual health clinic or public health unit for advice and assistance.

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