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Webb 1995; Waldron 2001) caution against differentiating between the different treponemal conditions based on bone lesions alone and we do not attempt this, particularly given the incompleteness of the remains.
Yaws was the only treponemal disease present in Guam prior to 1668 [Heathcote 1991; Howells 1973; Rothschild and Rothschild 1995; Stewart and Spoehr 1952]).
Serologic tests for treponemal and nontreponemal antibodies were performed at a nearby clinic, and she was referred to our hospital 13 weeks into her pregnancy.
Serologic testing methods for syphilis are categorized as treponemal specific or nontreponemal.
2) Serological tests for Syphilis include non-treponemal (Reagin) tests and treponemal tests.
In this case, clinical suspicion for syphilis was high; therefore, serologic testing (rapid plasma reagin [RPR] and fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption [FTAABS]) was ordered at his initial visit.
He tested positive for HIV using serum enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), rapid plasma reagin was 1:128 (reference range, nonreactive), fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test was reactive (reference range, nonreactive) and neurosyphilis was ruled out with negative spinal fluid studies.
This principle is followed in many of the screening tests: mammography before biopsy for breast cancer screening; RPR before treponemal antibody tests in syphilis; and ELISA followed by Western blot for testing of HIV However, this has not been the case in cervical cancer screening since the introduction of HPV reflex testing in 2004.
rapid plasma reagin (RPR), Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL)) or treponemal (e.
Syphilis serology testing and case definition: The serum was tested for Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) test and Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody - Absorption (FTA-ABS) assay.
A las pacientes objeto de este estudio no se les realizo prueba treponemica confirmatoria debido a que para la fecha en que se realizo la recoleccion de la muestra la contratacion del examen de Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody Absorption (FTA-ABS) (Inmunofluorescencia indirecta con absorcion del suero) se habia realizado con una entidad estatal, cuyos resultados presentaban demoras que convertian el test en una prueba poco util.

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