• DSHS HIV/STD Program
    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

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    Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program – Use this email to request Texas HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data and statistics. Do not use this email to request treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs or services. Do not email personal, identifying health information such as HIV status, date of birth, or Social Security Number.

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    For information on HIV testing and services available to persons living with HIV, please contact your local HIV services organization.

Congenital Syphilis in Texas


Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary

  2. About this Report 

  3. Understanding Syphilis

  4. An Overview of Congenital Syphilis and Syphilis in Women of Childbearing Age in Texas  

  5. Maternal Demographics for Women Delivering Infants with Congenital Syphilis  

  6. Barriers to Care  

  7. Birth Outcomes Associated with Congenital Syphilis  

  8. Congenital Syphilis Cascade


These data and figures were those available at the time of publication and may be subject to changes due to ongoing quality assurance processes, enhanced surveillance activities, and/or additional reporting updates. Published 8/11/2020.

Last updated June 17, 2021