TITLE

Congenital Syphilis, Réunion Island, 2010

AUTHOR(S)
Ramiandrisoa, Juliana; Aubert, Lydéric; Lespine, Emilie Boidin; Alessandri, Jean-Luc; Robillard, Pierre-Yves; Bertsch, Marc; Gallay, Anne; Goulet, Véronique; D'Ortenzio, Eric
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Nov2011, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p2082
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented about a study on the situation of congenital syphilis in France's Reunion Island.
ACCESSION #
69826609

 

Related Articles

  • Detection and follow up of infants at risk of congenital syphilis. Sothinathan, U.; Hannam, S.; Fowler, A.; Zuckerman, M.; Reeves, I.; Tenant-Flowers, M. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2006, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p620 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response the article "Syphilis in London circa 2004: new challenges from an old disease," by A. Cross and colleagues volume 90 of the periodical.

  • Evaluation of the Sensitivity and Specificity of a Commercially Available Rapid Syphilis Test -- Escambia County, Florida, 2016. Matthias, James; Dwiggins, Patty; Totten, Yolanda; Blackmore, Carina; Wilson, Craig; Peterman, Thomas A. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/28/2016, Vol. 65 Issue 42, p1174 

    The article presents a study on evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of a commercially available rapid syphilis test in Escambia County, Florida in 2016. Topics discussed include Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments waiver for a rapid treponemal syphilis screening test; patients...

  • Underreporting of Congenital Syphilis as a Cause of Fetal and Infant Deaths in Northeastern Brazil. Cardoso, Ana Rita Paulo; Araújo, Maria Alix Leite; Andrade, Roumayne Fernandes Vieira; Saraceni, Valéria; Miranda, Angelica E.; Dourado, Maria Inês Costa // PLoS ONE;12/12/2016, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p1 

    Introduction: Of all syphilis-related pregnancy outcomes, fetal death is certainly the most common one, being directly related to the availability, accessibility and quality of prenatal care. The present study aimed to analyze the underreporting of fetal and infant deaths and other maternal...

  • How to Recognize Ocular Syphilis. Wender, Jon D.; Eliott, Dean; Jumper, J. Michael; Cunningham Jr., Emmett T. // Review of Ophthalmology;Nov2008 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p124 

    The article discusses understanding about the recognition of ocular syphilis. Congenital syphilis has a systemic features including Hutchinson's teeth, saddle nose deformity and deafness and can cause ocular complications. Complications of syphilis can involve ocular structures such as...

  • Disparidades en la incidencia de sífilis congénita en Colombia 2005 a 2011: Un estudio ecológico. Alzate-Granados, Juan P.; Sánchez-Bello, Nubia F.; Amaya-Arias, Ana C.; Peralta-Pizza, Fernando; Eslava-Schmalbach, Javier // Revista de Salud Pública;nov/dic2012, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p965 

    Objective Syphilis is a systemic, infecto-contagious, sexually-transmitted disease caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum. Interventions reducing congenital syphilis incidence represent two of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Diagnostic and treatment methods are available...

  • One Dose versus Three Weekly Doses of Benzathine Penicillin G for Patients Co-Infected with HIV and Early Syphilis: A Multicenter, Prospective Observational Study. Yang, Chia-Jui; Lee, Nan-Yao; Chen, Tun-Chieh; Lin, Yu-Hui; Liang, Shiou-Haur; Lu, Po-Liang; Huang, Wen-Chi; Tang, Hung-Jen; Lee, Chen-Hsiang; Lin, Hsi-Hsun; Chen, Yen-Hsu; Ko, Wen-Chien; Hung, Chien-Ching // PLoS ONE;Oct2014, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p1 

    Background: One dose of benzathine penicillin G (BPG) has been recommended for HIV-infected patients with early syphilis (primary, secondary, and early latent syphilis) in the sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, but clinical data to support such a recommendation are limited....

  • Finding a Needle in the Haystack: The Costs and Cost-Effectiveness of Syphilis Diagnosis and Treatment during Pregnancy to Prevent Congenital Syphilis in Kalomo District of Zambia. Larson, Bruce A.; Lembela-Bwalya, Deophine; Bonawitz, Rachael; Hammond, Emily E.; Thea, Donald M.; Herlihy, Julie // PLoS ONE;Dec2014, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p1 

    Background: In March 2012, The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation trained maternal and child health workers in Southern Province of Zambia to use a new rapid syphilis test (RST) during routine antenatal care. A recent study by Bonawitz et al. (2014) evaluated the impact of this roll out...

  • Syphilis is on the increase: the implications for child health. Chakraborty, R.; Luck, S. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Feb2008, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p105 

    The article discusses the management and treatment of maternal and congenital syphilis of children in Great Britain. When the disease hit the country, the government encountered difficulty in addressing it because it still remains a national health issue despite the introduction of effective...

  • A Road Map for the Global Elimination of Congenital Syphilis. Kamb, Mary L.; Newman, Lori M.; Riley, Patricia L.; Mark, Jennifer; Sarah J.6Hawkes; Malik, Tasneem; Broutet, Nathalie // Obstetrics & Gynecology International;2010, Vol. 2010, p1 

    Congenital syphilis is the oldest recognized congenital infection, and continues to account for extensive global perinatal morbidity and mortality today. Serious adverse pregnancy outcomes caused by maternal syphilis infection are prevented with screening early in pregnancy and prompt treatment...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics