Treponemal specific tests for the serodiagnosis of syphilis. Syphilis and HIV Study Group.

@article{Augenbraun1998TreponemalST,
  title={Treponemal specific tests for the serodiagnosis of syphilis. Syphilis and HIV Study Group.},
  author={Michael H. Augenbraun and Robert T. Rolfs and Randy Johnson and R M Joesoef and Victoria Pope},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={549-52}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the rate of concordance of the Microhemagglutination Assay for Antibodies to T. pallidum (MHA-TP) and the Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody-Absorption test (FTA-ABS) prior to therapy in patients with early stage syphilis and to assess the incidence of and associated risk factors for seroreversion of these treponemal specific tests during the first year after therapy for early syphilis. DESIGN Multicenter, prospective, cohort treatment study of patients with early… CONTINUE READING

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