TITLE

Evaluation of the Sensitivity and Specificity of a Commercially Available Rapid Syphilis Test -- Escambia County, Florida, 2016

AUTHOR(S)
Matthias, James; Dwiggins, Patty; Totten, Yolanda; Blackmore, Carina; Wilson, Craig; Peterman, Thomas A.
PUB. DATE
October 2016
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/28/2016, Vol. 65 Issue 42, p1174
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of a commercially available rapid syphilis test in Escambia County, Florida in 2016. Topics discussed include Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments waiver for a rapid treponemal syphilis screening test; patients seeking Sexually transmitted diseases testing at the Florida Department of Health STD clinic; and use of Trep-Sure qualitative enzyme immunoassay (EIA).
ACCESSION #
119147346

 

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