Our Accurate Syphilis Test
Our testing centers use RPR or Rapid Plasma Reagin test which screens for the antibodies created by the body to fight the syphilis infection. If the results come back positive, the specialists will use the TPA test to screen the presence of the syphilis bacterium. It’s is a good idea to test for syphilis even if you do not have symptoms because the infection can exist without any obvious signs and symptoms. Our testing centers provide highly accurate test results that are approved by the FDA and have a 91% specificity and 95% sensitivity rate.
What You Need To Know About Syphilis Test
How We Test For Syphilis
Our syphilis test uses a small blood sample.
Syphilis Test Preparation
This is a simple blood test that does not require any special preparation.
When is It The Right Time For A syphilis Test?
Getting tested after 3 to 6 weeks of potential exposure will give you more accurate results. After testing and treatment, you should get tested again after 3 months to confirm the treatment worked against the infection.
What Do Syphilis Results Mean?
The results will either be positive (reactive) or negative (non-reactive). If the test does not detect the infection, the results will be negative. If there are traces of the syphilis infection, the test will come back as positive. There will be a TPA confirmation after a positive result to correctly detect the syphilis infection.
Is There A Syphilis Cure?
Fortunately, there is a cure for syphilis. You can easily get rid of the infection with antibiotics. After a positive result, you can talk to our doctors for a prescription.
Who Should Get A Syphilis Test?
Anyone who is sexually active should test for syphilis. The infection can be dormant for a long time and this encourages easy spreading. The only sure way to know your status is to get tested.
When Should I Get A Syphilis Test?
The best time to get tested is now. Knowing your STD status gives you control. If you have engaged in sexual activities with people whose statuses you did not know, you need to get tested. It’s a good idea to get tested after 4 to 6 weeks of potential exposure for accurate results.
If you have one STD, it’s a good idea to get tested for other STDs. This is because one STD puts you at a greater risk of infection. You can take advantage of our comprehensive STD test that covers 10 STDs that are considered to be common.