Grand Rounds - Jun 3, 2022
"Congenital Syphilis"

Speakers: George A. Conway, MD, MPH, DABPM and Richard W. Fawcett, MD. Health Officers, Deschutes County.




  1. Assess the recent increase in Syphilis incidence and its epidemiology.
  2. Identify risk assessment for Syphilis, and how to routinize this as part of one’s H&P.
  3. Apply laboratory screening for, and diagnosis of, persons with any stage of Syphilis.
  4. Prioritize Prevention of Congenital Syphilis (CS), and the importance of early identification of syphilis in women of childbearing age.

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