Gram Negative Spiral
All of the following statements are true about secondary syphilis except: (AIIMS May 2012)
|A||Second stage develops months after primary lesion heals|
|B||Produce mucocutaneous lesions|
|C||VDRL and TPHA test are 100% positive|
|D||Lesions are not infectious in secondary stage|
a. Lesions are highly infectious in secondary syphilis. The most infectious lesion are condyloma lata.
b. The second stage of syphilis develops 2 to 6 months after the primary lesion.
c. VDRL ( non treponemal) and TPHA (treponemal) tests are 100% positive in secondary syphilis.