Syphilis Laboratory Diagnosis for New Nurse Practitioners

clinical topics gyn lab interpretation Jan 12, 2021
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Syphilis lab interpretation can be confusing, and it’s a BIG topic, but in this video I review the most common scenario that I see in primary care.

Interpreting Syphilis Labs in Primary Care

I cover treponemal and non-treponemal tests, how to interpret them most specifically in the context of slightly abnormal, asymptomatic patients (the most common scenario in primary care), as well as the treatment and follow up, and when to refer to a specialist.  

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