Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

JAMA. 2022 Sep 27;328(12):1250-1252. doi: 10.1001/jama.2022.8612.
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Plain language summary

This systematic review to support the 2022 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for syphilis infection summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for syphilis infection in asymptomatic, nonpregnant adults and adolescents at increased risk for syphilis infection.

Publication types

  • Systematic Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Advisory Committees
  • Humans
  • Mass Screening* / adverse effects
  • Mass Screening* / methods
  • Preventive Health Services
  • Risk Assessment
  • Syphilis* / diagnosis
  • Syphilis* / drug therapy
  • United States