Have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force strongly recommend
that pregnant women be screened for syphilis because of the severe consequences
of being pregnant while infected or having a child born with
congenital syphilis. Screening should be done:2, 3
At the first prenatal visit for all pregnant
During the third trimester and again at delivery for
pregnant women who have an increased risk for syphilis.