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Missed opportunities to treat: syphilis in pregnancy

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  • Contributors KLeD prepared and undertook the audit and was responsible for writing the first draft of this article. HG aided KLeD in undertaking the audit. JH reviewed the data and provided comments during writing, and substantially contributed to, and approved, the final manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval This study is a retrospective case note audit to assess adequacy of current local guidelines for the care of women with syphilis in pregnancy and their infants and thus does not require ethics committee approval.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing The authors are happy to provide anonymised data with the approval of their information management department.

  • Disclaimer The authors believe that the data presented in this report is correct and has not been published elsewhere.