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Tertiary Syphilis

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neurosyphilis or tertiary syphilis and testing

are the tppa and fta abs test accurate in detecting this stage of the disease.if so what is the accuracy. same questions with tertiary syphilis or late syphilis, is the fta abs and the tppa accurate in those stages of syphilis, if so, how...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, for the most part, neurosyphilis is detected by doing syphilis tests on spinal fluid. You cannot make a definitive diagnosis from just blood tests. Late latent syphilis without neurosyphilis can be diagnosed with blood tests. The tests are... Read more »

few more qestions: neurosyphilis or tertiary syphilis and testing

I had a follow up question as well. Say if an individual has neurosyphilis. Would the fta-abs and... Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Washoe County, Nev.: Syphilis, HIV Outbreaks Linked

This article was reported by Mynews4.com and KRNV . Mynews4.com and KRNV reported that Washoe County, Nev., recorded a 32-case outbreak of primary syphilis in 2013, with highest incidence occurring among men who had sex with men (MSM). Jennifer... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behaviors and Procreational Intentions of Adolescents and Young Adults With Perinatally Acquired Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: Experience of an Urban Tertiary Center

The current study was conducted to assess sexual knowledge, behaviors, and procreational intentions of adolescents and young adults with perinatally acquired human immunodeficiency virus (PNA HIV) infection. As children with PNA HIV increasingly... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Syphilis is a sexually transmitted, bacterial infection that initially causes genital ulcers (sores). If untreated, the disease will progress to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

Until 1997, it seemed that syphilis rates were declining in Canada. However, since then, outbreaks of syphilis have been reported in every major Canadian urban centre. These outbreaks are not occurring in isolation -- parallel outbreaks of syphilis,... Read more »
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Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anybody knows how accurate it is testing for Syphilis at 1 week after exposure.. I tested negative 7 days post exposure, I didn't get the typical 'chancre', but I'm still a little concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it... Read more »

Syphilis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys,

I have a question: If I would have been infected with syphilis about FOUR YEARS ago, would I have noticed by now? I do remember having a small pimple-like thing near my penis. It was a small pimple, it was quite sensitive and sometimes it... Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal
By MATT CRENSON
AP National Writer

January 27, 2005, 7:26 AM EST

A recent rise in syphilis rates in the United States is probably due to
natural cycles rather than an increase in unsafe sex or other behaviors,
accordin... Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
Hi all,

To anyone who has followed my progress out there (especially for you Mrs J&J! And OG, Von Dutch), I got my negative results for HIV and Syphillis Wednesday morning.

My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease specialist, and a... Read more »