Table 4

Requirements to prevent one outcome—from model comparing universal repeat screening of syphilis in late pregnancy with single screening

OutcomeCostWomen screened in third trimesterWomen treated for syphilis—TP and FPAdditional false positives
Congenital syphilis£1 791 880124 294251249
Intrauterine fetal demise£37 852 7072 625 66453005251
Neonatal death£79 507 5785 515 06611 13311 030
  • FP, false positive; TP, true positive.