|TPHA and Chlamydia
May 17, 2006
If i have done a TPHA test and serological test for syphilis and both tests were negative, could i still have Chlamydia? or would that test check for all STD's? the doc said i have nothing to worry about and that i have no std what so ever.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
TPHA (treponema pallidum hemaglutin antigen) and "serological test for syphilis" are specific tests for syphilis and only syphilis. They do not test for other STDs, including chlamydia. Your physician should realize this. If not, it's time for you to find a more competent physician.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- What Is The Test Called Where They Check For You Chlamydia?
- Is Chills A Symptom Of Acute HIV Infection?
- Is Dry Mouth A Sign Of HIV?
- White Spots Could I Have Acute HIV Infection
- Ache In Testicles After Open Mouth Kissing Worried I Have HIV
- Loose Stool After Breast Sucking Sign Of HIV AIDS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.