Tag: syphilis

  • What Does VDRL Testing Mean?

    What Does VDRL Testing Mean?

    VDRL (Venereal Disease Research Laboratory) is a serological (blood) test that is mainly used in the investigation of Syphilis. Syphilis is a Veneral ( sexually Transmitted Infection) caused by Treponema pallidum. There Are stages of this disease and each stage presents with different signs and symptoms. In primary syphilis, the chancre appears when the body is…

  • Do You Know Syphilis Can Cause Madness?

    Do You Know Syphilis Can Cause Madness?

    Syphilis is a bacterial infection usually spread by sexual contact. The disease starts as a painless sore — typically on your genitals, rectum or mouth. Syphilis spreads from person to person via skin or mucous membrane contact with these sores. After the initial infection, the syphilis bacteria can lie dormant in your body for decades…