Syphilitic Meningitis tests
Syphilitic Meningitis

Tests could include:

  • The venereal disease research laboratory (VDRL) test is designed to assess whether or not you have syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection (STI).
    Source:HLCMS
  • An FTA-ABS test checks for the presence of antibodies to the bacteria that cause syphilis. Learn what to expect during the test and what the results mean.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A rapid plasma reagin (test) is used to screen you for syphilis. It detects the antibodies that your body produces to fight the infection.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A CSF smear is part of a series of laboratory tests performed on samples of a patient’s cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). A CSF smear is often combined with a CSF Gram stain to diagnose certain infectious diseases of the central nervous system. T...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis is a way of looking for conditions that affect your brain and spine. It's a series of lab tests performed on a sample of CSF.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It is characterized by recurring seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Find information on why an EEG is performed, what to expect during the test, and how to interpret your results.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lumbar puncture is a medical procedure usually performed to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. The procedure is sometimes referred to as a spinal tap.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cerebral angiography, also called cerebral arteriogram, is a diagnostic test that can help your doctor find blockages in the blood vessels of your head and neck.
    Source:HLCMS
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