Syphilis Diagnosis

Dr. Trupti Shirole
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Sep 25, 2014
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How can We Diagnose Syphilis?

The following examinations and tests help with the diagnosis of syphilis -

  • Blood Test (VDRL Test) - Shortly after infection, the body produces syphilis antibodies that can be detected by a blood test.
  • Dark Ground Microscopy - Microscopic examination of the fluid collected from the syphilis sores.

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