Gram Negative Spiral
A 24-yr-old male with history of primary syphilis in the form of genital ulcer and mucocutaneous lesions presented with features suggestive of neurosyphilis in the form of meningitis for which appropriate treatment was initiateD. Which of the following test would be most useful for monitoring treatment of syphilis in this patient? (AIIMS May 2011)
|C||Fluorescent Treponema antigen|
|D||Dark field microscopy|
a. VDRL and RPR are the non treponemal test which can be used for followup of the patient following treatement.
b. The titer of antibodies against cardiolipin antigens falls on treatment.
c. There should be 4-fold fall in antibody titer in 6 months following treatment.