Syphilis Blood Test (IgG and IgM Antibodies), from our experts to you.
Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP

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What is
syphilis?

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease. It is easily treatable but can cause severe health problems if left untreated.


What is a
Syphilis Blood Test (IgG and IgM Antibodies)?

Our Syphilis Blood Test (IgG and IgM Antibodies) looks for IgG and IgM antibodies in your blood against Treponema pallidum, the bacterium that causes syphilis. That way, you can confirm a past or current syphilis infection.


What's included?

Immunity
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Syphilis antibodies Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum, spread through sexual contact. Which is important to test for and treat as the infection can cause a range of health problems if left untreated. Antibodies are produced by the immune system when there is an infection in the body. Checking for syphilis specific antibodies in the body helps to identify an infection.

How to prepare
for your test

Special instructions

Prepare for your Syphilis Blood Test (IgG and IgM Antibodies) Test by following these instructions. Do not take biotin supplements for two days before this test, discuss this with your doctor if it is prescribed.


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