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Enfermería Global

On-line version ISSN 1695-6141

Abstract

ALMEIDA, Kaic Trindade et al. Epidemiological profile of congenital syphilis in a microregion inside the state of Bahia (2007-2017). Enferm. glob. [online]. 2019, vol.18, n.56, pp.198-229.  Epub Dec 23, 2019. ISSN 1695-6141.  http://dx.doi.org/10.6018/eglobal.18.4.348451.

Objective

To analyze the epidemiological profile of Congenital Syphilis in 18 municipalities in the state of Bahia between 2007 and 2017.

Method

A descriptive, cross-sectional and quantitative study of the confirmed cases of Congenital Syphilis in the micro-region registered in the Aggravation and Notification Information System.

Results

In the study period, 39 cases were confirmed, with 30.8% of the mothers being between 20 and 24 years of age, 59% were brown, 46.2% had incomplete primary education, 33.3% were housewives, 74.4% 94.9% underwent prenatal care, 53.8% were diagnosed at the time of delivery / curettage, 41% received inadequate treatment and 38.5% of the partners were not treated. With regard to newborns, 69.2% were diagnosed with 0 day of life, 74.4% with recent Congenital Syphilis and 46.2% asymptomatic.

Conclusion

The data reveal a serious public health problem in the micro-region analyzed, also pointing out failures in the notification system, observed in the high ignored index in the studied variables.

Keywords : Epidemiology; Prenatal; Congenital syphilis; Infection.

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