Syphilis, Congenital

Known as: Congenital syphilis, syphilis congenital, Congenital syphilis, unspecified 
A life-threatening bacterial infection of the newborn caused by Treponema pallidum. It is transmitted to the infant from a mother with syphilis… (More)
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2010
2010
Congenital syphilis is the oldest recognized congenital infection, and continues to account for extensive global perinatal… (More)
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2009
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2009
Syphilis is classified as acquired or congenital. Acquired syphilis is divided into earlyand late-syphilis. Early syphilis… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND After a massive syphilis epidemic in the first half of the 20th century, China was able to eliminate this infection… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
In every society, congenital syphilis (CS) has significant medical, economic, societal and emotional burdens; these are poorly… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Congenital syphilis was rare in most affluent countries but there has been a slight resurgence recently in several European… (More)
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2005
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2005
Syphilis has several clinical manifestations, making laboratory testing a very important aspect of diagnosis. In North America… (More)
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2005
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2005
Syphilis rates in women and congenital syphilis rates have declined steadily in the United States in recent years. However… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to characterize pregnancies that were complicated by maternal syphilis that had been… (More)
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2002
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2002
Much attention is being given to the prevention of HIV infection in babies through transmission from the mother. By contrast… (More)
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1995
Review
1995
The lack of a method for demonstrating the presence of Treponema pallidum by growth necessitates the use of alternative methods… (More)
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