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FTA-ABSFluorescent Treponemal Antibody Absorption Test
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Evaluation of a Fully Automated Treponemal Test and Comparison with conventional VDRL and FTA-ABS tests.
Ocular syphilis 1986: Prevalence of FTA-ABS reactivity and cerebrospinal fluid findings.
CIs: Confidence intervals EIA: Enzyme immunoassay ELISA: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay FTA-abs: Fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test IgG: Immunoglobulin G IRB: Institutional Review Board NPV: Negative predictive value NAAT: Nucleic acid amplification techniques PCR: Polymerase chain reaction PPV: Positive predictive value RPR: Rapid plasma reagin rDNA: Recombinant DNA STARD: Standards for Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy Studies STD: Sexually transmitted disease TPHA: T.
Ja nos testes treponemicos, das 45 amostras analisadas, 44 (97,88%) reagiram ao FTA-ABS e apenas 01 (2,22%) nao foi reagente.
(Fill only one.) FTA-ABS 615 34.7 MHA-TP/TP-PA/PK-TP 410 23.1 RPR with titer 371 20.9 EIA-IgG 48 2.7 RPR, qualitative 41 2.3 Our lab recommends using 2 or 89 5.0 more confirmation tests Other (d) 200 11.3 Total 1774 100 Not applicable (b) 121 n/a 6.
The serology assays requested for the patients in the present study included VDRL and FTA-ABS to investigate syphilis, and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for HIV and HCV.
Keywords: Blood Donors, Syphilis Screening, Treponema pallidum, FTA-ABS Test, Fluorescent Trepo-nemal Antibody-Absorption Test, Vitros Eci.
The final RPR titer was positive (1:128), and a confirmatory FTA-ABS was also positive.
VDRL or RPR are also performed (in addition); EIA/ IgG is an alternative screening test; FTA-abs or EIA-IgM may well be the first tests to be positive if primary syphilis is suspected; the first test is reactive in 70 to 90% of the cases.
Historically, a "shotgun" approach was used, involving computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), an electrocardiogram (EKG), urinalysis, renal ultrasound, complete blood count, chemistries, a thyroid-stimulating hormone test, an erythrocyte sedimentation rate, a TORCH profile, and an FTA-ABS test for syphilis, among others.
Data were collected by all women answered a questionnaire and by investigating blood sample VDRL test and FTA-ABS test.