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Estimating Benzathine Penicillin Need for the Treatment of Pregnant Women Diagnosed with Syphilis during Antenatal Care in High-Morbidity Countries

Syphilis infection can be transmitted from mother to infant during pregnancy resulting in congenital syphilis. Injectable penicillin is the only recommended treatment for syphilis occurring in pregnant women to prevent congenital syphilis and for infants born with…

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Antenatal Syphilis Screening Using Point-Of-Care Testing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries in Asia and Latin America

Congenital syphilis remains a major infectious cause of morbidity and mortality in neonates, infants and children in resource limited settings. Untreated maternal syphilis in pregnancy is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes and clinical outcomes to…

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