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  • Methods
  • The inability to readily culture T. pallidum has forced laboratorians to focus on alternate methods for diagnosing syphilis. (asm.org)
  • sexually transmit
  • 5 - 7 In addition, syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), particularly those resulting in genital ulceration, are associated with enhanced sexual transmission of HIV. (bmj.com)
  • diagnostics
  • The interpretation of syphilis tests is further complicated by the lack of a reliable gold standard for syphilis diagnostics, and the newer tests can result in false-positive reactions similar to those seen with older tests. (asm.org)
  • morbidity
  • Syphilis is an important cause of morbidity in sub-Saharan Africa, and a cofactor for the sexual transmission of HIV. (bmj.com)
  • 3 , 4 Syphilis is an important cause of morbidity and if untreated has many serious sequelae, particularly among women and their newborn infants. (bmj.com)
  • assessment
  • 1% Gluteraldehyde tanned with (10 mg/dl) Tannic acid and adsorbed with ultrasonicated measles antigen among unvaccinated and vaccinated individuals from district Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan, for serodiagnosis and assessment of immunity. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Patterns
  • To inform strategies for dual testing, we describe patterns of HIV/syphilis testing, and examine factors associated with never testing for HIV/syphilis in China. (nih.gov)
  • Medical
  • AIDS Serodiagnosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) . (umassmed.edu)