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UPDATED ADVISORY CONCERNING ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES, THE PRACTICE OF “VAPING,” “JUULING” AND USE OF OTHER ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS OR ENDS

Syphilis: other

Reportable by Providers and laboratories
Syphilis: other

Infectious agent:  Treponema Pallidum


Description of illness:  Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection that can cause serious health problems if left untreated. Syphilis can also be transmitted from a mother to her child during pregnancy. Syphilis is divided into stages (primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary). There are different signs and symptoms associated with each stage. (www.cdc.gov/std/syphilis/stdfact-syphilis.htm)