How does the syphilis testing algorithm work with patients reporting a history of syphilis?

All new registrations requesting a kit will have their blood tested for syphilis with EIA IgG/IgM. For those testing EIA+ and also reporting a past history of treated syphilis, an RPR assay will be carried out. In such cases, the recall health adviser will contact the patient to verify their treatment history and - based on their result - ascertain if the patient needs treatment, supporting them to access care if they do.

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