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Syphilis - References


  1. Tramont EC (2010). Treponema pallidum (syphilis). In GL Mandell et al., eds., Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th ed., vol. 2, pp. 3035–3058. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

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  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). Syphilis section of Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2010. MMWR, 59(RR-12): 1–110. Available online:

  4. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (2009). Screening for syphilis infection in pregnancy: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reaffirmation recommendation statement. Annals of Internal Medicine, 150(10): 705–709.

  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011). Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report 2011. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Available online:

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Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Syphilis. In LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 28th ed., pp. 638–651. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • Cox D, Ballard RC (2010). Syphilis. In SA Morse et al., eds., Atlas of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS, 4th ed., pp. 111–140. Philadelphia: Saunders.

  • Lukehart SA (2008). Syphilis. In AS Fauci et al., eds., Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th ed., vol. 1, pp. 1038–1046. New York: McGraw-Hill.


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