Why Nontreponemal Syphilis Testing?
NEW Color Staph Test Now Available
ASI's Color Staph Test is a rapid test utilizing protein-coated latex particles which are capable of simultaneously detecting both clumping factor and Protein A. A positive reaction visible to the unaided eye appears within 10-30 seconds, producing a red agglutination in a “blue” background.
If you’ve been watching the syphilis screening business over the past few years, you will have noticed a significant paradigm shift. Nontreponemal assays which had been recommended by the CDC and were the “gold standard” for syphilis screening for decades were slowly being pushed aside by advocates of automated treponemal assays. . .