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VDRL, CSF

VDRL, CSF

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CSF

VDRL Test

The VDRL test spots syphilis, an STI from the bacterium Treponema pallidum. This blood test detects antibodies the body makes against the bacteria. Though not sure, it's vital for early syphilis diagnosis. Despite its limitations, VDRL is crucial for high-risk groups and prenatal care. It excels at early syphilis detection, preventing severe issues. Untreated syphilis progresses through stages with unique symptoms and risks. Detecting it early is critical for stopping its advance and reducing transmission risk.

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Frequently asked questions

The VDRL test mainly identifies syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum.

The VDRL test is effective in detecting syphilis in its early stages, enabling timely intervention and treatment to prevent the progression of the disease.

The VDRL test is a non-specific test and may yield false positives, necessitating confirmation with more specific tests like TPPA or FTA-ABS.

Spotting syphilis early is vital. It helps halt its advance and lowers the chances of serious issues like severe neurological and cardiovascular problems.

The VDRL test is recommended for individuals at high risk of syphilis, including pregnant women during routine prenatal care.

VDRL test results are interpreted by assessing the titre (antibody concentration), and a fourfold or greater increase may indicate active infection or reinfection.

While the VDRL test is valuable for screening, it should be complemented with more specific tests like TPPA or FTA-ABS for accurate diagnosis.

Neglected syphilis can cause significant issues, emphasising the need for early identification and intervention, especially in preventing neurological and cardiovascular complications.

Regular screenings are crucial for individuals in high-risk populations to control and prevent the spread of syphilis effectively.

Yes, individuals with a positive VDRL test may be infectious, highlighting the need for prompt treatment to reduce the risk of transmission to others.

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