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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2016

Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Screening

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for syphilis infection in persons who are at increased risk for infection. This is an A recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is substantial.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: Screening [Internet]. 2016 Jun [cited 2017 Sept 8]. Available from: https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/syphilis-infection-in-nonpregnant-adults-and-adolescents?ds=1&s=syphilis%20screening