Suboptimal prenatal syphilis testing among commercially insured women in the United States, 2013

Robyn Fanfair, Guoyu Tao, Kwame Owusu-Edusei, Thomas L. Gift, Kyle T. Bernstein

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Abstract

United States surveillance data demonstrate that congenital syphilis cases are increasing.We performed an analysis of commercially insured pregnant females using MarketSan to determine syphilis screening rates at different prenatal stages; 85%of pregnant women in this population had a syphilis test performed at least once during the prenatal period.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-221
Number of pages3
JournalSexually Transmitted Diseases
Volume44
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

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Syphilis
Congenital Syphilis
Pregnant Women
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  • Dermatology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Suboptimal prenatal syphilis testing among commercially insured women in the United States, 2013. / Fanfair, Robyn; Tao, Guoyu; Owusu-Edusei, Kwame; Gift, Thomas L.; Bernstein, Kyle T.

In: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Vol. 44, No. 4, 01.01.2017, p. 219-221.

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Fanfair, Robyn ; Tao, Guoyu ; Owusu-Edusei, Kwame ; Gift, Thomas L. ; Bernstein, Kyle T. / Suboptimal prenatal syphilis testing among commercially insured women in the United States, 2013. In: Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2017 ; Vol. 44, No. 4. pp. 219-221.
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