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Congenital Syphilis: A U.S. Perspective

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Department of Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA 92868, USA
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School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
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Children 2020, 7(11), 203; https://doi.org/10.3390/children7110203
Received: 1 October 2020 / Revised: 21 October 2020 / Accepted: 23 October 2020 / Published: 29 October 2020
Congenital syphilis still represents a worldwide public health problem. If left untreated, it can lead to fetal demise and high neonatal morbidity and mortality. Unfortunately, in the last decade, there has been a resurgence of cases in the U.S. This review discusses the ongoing problem of this preventable congenital infection, vertical transmission and clinical manifestations while providing a guidance for the evaluation and management of infants born to mothers with reactive serologic tests for syphilis. View Full-Text
Keywords: syphilis; Treponema pallidum; congenital infection syphilis; Treponema pallidum; congenital infection
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Galvis, A.E.; Arrieta, A. Congenital Syphilis: A U.S. Perspective. Children 2020, 7, 203. https://doi.org/10.3390/children7110203

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Galvis AE, Arrieta A. Congenital Syphilis: A U.S. Perspective. Children. 2020; 7(11):203. https://doi.org/10.3390/children7110203

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Galvis, Alvaro E.; Arrieta, Antonio. 2020. "Congenital Syphilis: A U.S. Perspective" Children 7, no. 11: 203. https://doi.org/10.3390/children7110203

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