2017
DOI: 10.1590/s1678-9946201759078 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: Introduction:In 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that 1.9 million pregnant women were infected with syphilis worldwide, of which 66.5% had adverse fetal effects in cases of untreated syphilis. Congenital syphilis contributes significantly to infant mortality, accounting for 305,000 perinatal deaths worldwide annually.Aim:To estimate the prevalence of syphilis in parturients, the incidence of congenital syphilis and the vertical transmission rate.Material and methods:a cross-sectional study wi… Show more

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