Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody Absorption

Known as: FTA-Abs 
An enzyme immunoassay for the detection of the bacteria Treponema pallidum, which causes syphilis. Serum is prereacted (absorbed) with protein from a… (More)
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2006
2006
The Treponema pallidum particle agglutination technique (TP.PA) was evaluated, in comparison with the Venereal Disease Research… (More)
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2004
2004
Sexually transmitted disease (STD) remains a major public health challenge in developed countries, exacerbated by the advent of… (More)
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2003
2003
In the present study, the performance of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) technique (Eti-syphilis-G and Eti-syphilis… (More)
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1999
1999
UNLABELLED The evolution of serological tests for syphilis (STSs) after therapy in HIV+ patients is a major point of controversy… (More)
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1997
1997
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of HIV and syphilis and related risk behavior in a sample of truck drivers in Santos… (More)
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1991
1991
Serum samples from 43 patients with positive test for syphilis only in the FTA-Abs test, were evaluated. Three had primary or… (More)
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1988
1988
Lumbar punctures were done on 114 consecutive active duty patients referred for evaluation of positive tests for antibodies to… (More)
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1986
1986
To determine whether the cross-reactivity between Treponema pallidum and Borrelia burgdorferi affects the specificity of the… (More)
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1986
1986
In 1984 the reporting system for the fluorescent treponemal antibody-absorption (FTA-Abs) test was changed by the Centers for… (More)
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1984
1984
The purification of motile and virulent Treponema pallidum, Nichols strain, from rabbit testicular tissue is reported… (More)
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