WHO Guideline on Syphilis Screening and Treatment for Pregnant Women

Guidelines - Released in 2017

Since the publication of the WHO Guidelines for the management of sexually transmitted infections in 2003, changes in the epidemiology of STIs and advancements in prevention, diagnosis and treatment necessitate changes in STI management.

This guideline provides updated recommendations for syphilis screening and treatment for pregnant women based on the most recent evidence and available serologic tests for syphilis.


  • World Health Organization (WHO)