HIV-1/HIV-2/Syphilis Antibody Tests are available that allow simultaneous testing in the field at the point of care for both syphilis and HIV using the same blood sample. Both the HIV antibodies and the anti-treponemal antibodies are detected together using a single rapid test within a 30 minute time period.
HIV and syphilis are sexually transmitted infections that, when untreated pass from mother to child . The presence of syphilis can increase the risk of infection with HIV. Untreated syphilis infection can also result in birth defects, bone disorders, preterm birth and stillbirth.
The US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) now suggests that ALL pregnant women be screened for syphilis.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there is a 52% higher frequency of women with syphilis experiencing an adverse pregnancy outcome (APO) than women without syphilis. The link to WHO recommendations is here.
The minimum order quantity for this test is 2500 tests.