Syphilis, ABS-IgG

Code

5793

Principle

Syphilis is caused by infection with the bacterium TP which can be transmitted congenitally or by sexual contact. The disease can evolve into a latent phase in which syphilis is clinically inapparent.

Preanalytical

1 mL Serum Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)

Limitations

All results should be interpreted in light of the total clinical presentation of the patient, including: symptoms, clinical history, data from additional tests and other appropriate information.