Anderson Nogueira Mendes, Ozirina Martins Costa, Maria do Carmo Carvalho Martins


Objective:This study evaluated prenatal care for pregnant women with a diagnosis of syphilis treated by the Family Health Strategy of Teresina, Piauí. Methods:Data were analyzed from the Notifiable Diseases Information System, the pregnant and newborn medical records and other forms of 62 women diagnosed with syphilis in pregnancy between 2013 and 2015. Results:The diagnosis was made in 85.5% of the cases during the prenatal, where the latent syphilis prevailed. 41.69% of women performed the 2nd Venereal Disease Research Laboratory. In 82.3% of the cases, the prescribed treatment was in accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of Health, but the partner was treated correctly only in 59.7% of the cases. Half of the live births were diagnosed as congenital syphilis, of these 77.4% were hospitalized after birth. Conclusion:The protocols for the treatment of syphilis in the prenatal have positively impacted the programs of health promotion strategy.


Syphilis, Congenital Syphilis, Prenatal Care, Pregnancy.

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