In univariate analysis, age (PR 0.93; 95% CI, 0.88-0.97; p < 0.001) and previous syphilis test
(PR 1.85; 95% CI, 1.41-2.44; p < 0.001) were associated with HIV testing.
 World Health Organisation/TDR, The Use of Rapid Syphilis Test
, World Health Organisation/TDR, Geneva, Switzerland, 2006.
For this reason, it is important to record syphilis test
results in perinatal clinical records.
Connolly, "Evaluation of rapid syphilis tests
in KwaZulu-Natal," Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, vol.
The kits are labeled as: Rapid HIV Test Kit, Rapid Syphilis Test
Kit, One Step Cassette Style Cocaine Test, One Step Cassette Style Marijuana (THC) Test, One Step Cassette Style Amphetamine Test.
19 also featured a large photo involving sex, but in a more yucky kind of way: It depicted a young man getting a syphilis test
Initial screening includes a complete blood count (CBC), liver and kidney screening panels, laboratory tests for specific autoantibodies (e.g., antinuclear antibodies [ANA]), a syphilis test
(VDRL), urinalysis, blood chemistries, and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).
It's unclear whether the syphilis test
actually detects Treponema pallidum, the syphilis-causing bacterium, during its infectious stage, says McCullough.
Among the 47 pregnant women who did access timely prenatal care, four (8.5%) did not receive an initial syphilis test
until <45 days before delivery, and 22 (46.8%) acquired syphilis after an initial nonreactive syphilis test
After signing an informed consent form, the women were enrolled for the questionnaire and syphilis test
The kits are labeled as Rapid HIV Test Kit, Rapid Syphilis Test
Kit, One Step Cassette Style Cocaine Test, One Step Cassette Style Marijuana (THC) Test, One Step Cassette Style Amphetamine Test, Rapid Dengue Fever Test, and One Step Midstream Style HCG Urine (Home) Pregnancy Test.
One week later, the body rash had not resolved and the patient demanded a syphilis test
; a 1:8 ratio on the rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test indicated syphilis; a confirmatory fluorescent treponemal antibody-absorption double staining (FTA-ABS) test also was reactive.