serologic test for syphilis
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any laboratory test involving serologic reactions, such as precipitin reaction, agglutination, or complement fixation, especially any such test measuring serum antibody titer.
serologic test for syphilis (STS) any test for serum antibodies indicative of Treponema pallidum infection. There are two types, nontreponemal antigen tests and treponemal antigen tests; the term is occasionally used with reference only to the former.
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serologic test for syphilisAny assay for detecting antibodies to Treponema pallidum antigens. See RPR test, Syphilis, TPI, VDRL.
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