Information for Physicians & Providers

Syphilis Infections

       May 15, 2015, 7:51 am

North Carolina continues to experience an increase in early syphilis infections across the state therefore the Communicable Disease Branch is asking all medical providers to enhance sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention services to all your patients. Please see the attached Public Health Advisory for updated epidemiologic information as well as detailed screening, reporting and treatment recommendations.

Please help us increase awareness among your patients of this serious statewide rise in early syphilis infections and what they can do to prevent infection. We appreciate your commitment to maintaining and promoting the health of all North Carolinians.

For any questions or assistance please contact the NC Communicable Disease Branch at 919-733-3419.

Public Health Advisory: SyphillisAdvisoryMay2015