test is a passive hemagglutination assay
based on hemagglutination of erythrocytes sensitized with t. Pallidum antigen
found in the patient's serum or plasma. It is used for both qualitative
and semi-quantative detection of anti-treponemal antibodies.
can be cured, sometimes with a single injection of penicillin. Syphilis can be diagnosed by blood tests to confirm the presence of antibodies. A recommended antibiotic
regimen using penicillin is available and its best treated in the early stages.