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Table 3 Characteristics of RPR Positive and Negative newborns of 103 mothers with syphilis

From: Prevalence, associated factors and clinical features of congenital syphilis among newborns in Mbarara hospital, Uganda

Characteristic RPR Negative neonates
n = 9
RPR Positive neonates
n = 94
Gestational age in weeks, mean(SD) 39.6 (1.9) 38.8 (1.5)
Birthweight in kg, mean(SD) 3.5 (0.7) 3.3 (0.5)
Temperature, mean(SD) 37.0 (0.4) 37.0 (0.7)
Apgar score, mean(SD) 7.9 (0.8) 6.7 (1.2)
Head Circumference in cm, mean(SD) 36.4 (1.2) 36.3 (0.9)
Splenomegaly, n (%) 0 (0.0) 60 (63.8)
Hepatomegaly, n (%) 2 (22.2) 52 (55.3)
Syphilitic rash, n (%) 0 (0.0) 17 (18.1)