Congenital syphilis in Italy: A multicentre study

Elisabetta Tridapalli, Maria Grazia Capretti, Maria Letizia Bacchi Reggiani, Mauro Stronati, Giacomo Faldella, C. Auriti, A. Balata, G. Barera, E. Bennato, A. Berardi, S. Bolognesi, A. Bonomi, F. Boulos, C. Brambilla, M. Branchi, G. Cabiati, V. Caddia, G. Calzetti, A. Campanile, P. CataldoR. Cavagna, A. Chiarolini, M. Ciccia, R. Ciccotti, A. Ciofalo, R. Contiero, G. Corona, G. Corso, L. Costa, C. Coviello, G. Cristofori, C. Crivellaro, G. Cucchi, G. Danese, R. Da Riol, L. Decembrino, A. Delogu, A. Del Vecchio, Rosalia Da Riol, L. De Sanctis, G. Di Chiara, A. Di Comite, E. C. Di Grande, A. M. D'Onofrio, P. Faccia, D. Ferrari, P. Fortunati, T. L. Gabriella, D. Galimberti, P. Garzia, M. Giorgino, S. Gragnani, R. Gurrido, G. Lacaita, G. Leone, A. Lipari, C. Lorenzini, P. Lo Sciotto, L. Malagutti, F. Maschio, L. Matteucci, L. Migliozzi, F. Mileti, M. R. Murgia, M. Navone, N. Nosari, M. L. Notarmuzi, L. Pagliani, D. Paino, I. Papa, F. Papili, G. Parisi, F. Perocchi, A. Perona, R. Pirrami, I. Pitassi, [No Value] Priore, S. Raponi, V. Rizzo, I. Robieux, A. Rossi, E. Ruffini, R. Russo, G. Salvi, L. Serra, S. Sferlazzo, T. Solimano, V. Spadaro, D. Stramare, P. Stroppiana, E. Tarquini, L. Taurino, S. Tedoldi, D. Tessariol, M. D. Travaglio, F. Vagnarelli, A. Valente, P. Valentini, A. Volta, M. Zaffaroni

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Abstract

Objective: To study the prevalence of congenital syphilis and its risk factors in Italy. Study design: Prospective study from 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007. Data on mother-child pairs were collected for every syphilis seropositive mother. Results: Maternal syphilis seroprevalence at delivery was 0.17%. 207 infants were born to 203 syphilis seropositive mothers. In 25 newborns it was possible to diagnose congenital syphilis (20/100 000 live births). Maternal risk factors included age

Original languageEnglish
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition
Volume97
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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    Tridapalli, E., Capretti, M. G., Reggiani, M. L. B., Stronati, M., Faldella, G., Auriti, C., Balata, A., Barera, G., Bennato, E., Berardi, A., Bolognesi, S., Bonomi, A., Boulos, F., Brambilla, C., Branchi, M., Cabiati, G., Caddia, V., Calzetti, G., Campanile, A., ... Zaffaroni, M. (2012). Congenital syphilis in Italy: A multicentre study. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 97(3). https://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2010.183863