A pregnant woman with syphilis lost to follow-up

An expectant mother who was lost to follow-up after a syphilis contact attends her first antenatal visit
Associate Professor Louise Owen Sawsan Khandaker
blood test woman

Mary is a 35-year-old primigravida who presents to her GP for her first antenatal visit at around 12 weeks’ gestation.

Mary last attended the practice about 18 months previously. At that time, she presented requesting syphilis testing.