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Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)
The risk of transmission of syphilis from an infected mother to her unborn fetus during pregnancy is quite elevated, approaching a 50 % infection rate. When transmission and infection of the fetus occurs during pregnancy the resulting complications may include a spontaneous miscarriage, a pre-term or premature delivery or stillbirth. It is extremely important that the infected pregnant woman be treated and followed closely.