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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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