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    Neurosyphilis
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    An_257474 posted:
    Hello,

    Can a Rapid ICT Test and VDRL test detect neurosyphilis?
     
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    georgiagail responded:
    The VDRL test is the screening test for Syphilis:


    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003515.htm


    Gail
     
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    teej080910 replied to georgiagail's response:
    so it can also detect neurosyphilis? besides syphilis itself?
     
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    An_257474 replied to teej080910's response:
    I'm sorry i just don't know if syphilis test is different for neurosyphilis test.
     
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    georgiagail replied to An_257474's response:
    Neurosyphilis is actually an infection of the brain caused by long term syphilis:


    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000703.htm


    I hope this makes sense.

    Gail


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