We can offer you a highly senstive test with results in just 15 minutes.
The detection of syphilis with specific IgG & IgM antibody tests (like ours) are unbeatable in performance (sensitity and specificity).
14% more effective
According to our own clinical study, which was published recently in the journal Point of Care our test detects 14% more cases than the best of the conventional tests (for example RPR, VDRL, FTA, TPHA etc). You can read how we did this study by clicking here..
99.2% clinical success
Open House is becoming a centre with specialist interest in syphilis, and if you have a positive test result today, we can start treatment immediately. We manage to succesfully erradicated syphilis in 98.2% of cases, which is much higher than figures seen in other studies published in this field of work.
3 weeks period windows
Warning! It is important that a minumum time period has gone by since the last high risk contact before doing the test, if you don’t have symptoms compatible with syphilis.
The test we use in Open House detects 99% of infections once 3 weeks have gone by since the last sexual contact. But if you have symptoms that could well be syphilis, we don’t wait out this period and you can do the test straight away.
As always, Open House recommends that you ask to be shown studies supporting claims if you decide to do this test in another clinic and they say it can be done prior to the 3 week watershed. But remember, we can always do this test without waiting if you have worrying symptoms.
1 in 7 + Syphilis
One in every seven men who have sex with other men and come to Open House is positive for syphilis.
x 5 risk VIH
Having syphilis multiplies by five the possibility of catching HIV.