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Syphilis detection test

Syphilis detection test

Syphilis detection test: The syphilis detection test is used to detect human antibodies to the causative agent of syphilis, the spirochete Treponema pallidum; another antibody that is tested is directed against the body's own phospholipids, which are similar to the lipids from T. Pallidum.

Syphilis detection test: Other Names

Other names for Syphilis detection test include:

  • Serologic test for syphilis
  • Venereal disease research laboratory test
  • Fluorescent treponemal antibody test
  • Rapid plasma reagin test

Symptoms Associated with Syphilis detection test

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Syphilis detection test:

  • Sore at site of initial infection (primary stage of infection)
  • Skin rash, not itchy, various parts of body (secondary stage of infection)
  • Brain damage (latent stage of infection)

Diseases Associated with Syphilis detection test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Syphilis detection test:

Basic Information: Syphilis detection test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Syphilis detection test' may be involved.

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