Syphilis - Minnesota Dept. of Health


Syphilis is a serious sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Treponema pallidum. Once syphilis enters the body, it can damage organs and the nervous system. Syphilis can be cured with antibiotics.

  • About Syphilis
    General Information about syphilis, including: fact sheets, syphilis information for women and men who have sex with men, symptoms, complications, prevention and treatment

  • For Health Professionals
    Information specific to health care providers regarding guidelines, treatment, testing, and reporting

  • STD Statistics
    Reports and disease statistics for syphilis in Minnesota.

Updated Wednesday, 30-Jan-2019 14:47:58 CST