At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
When to Get Tested?
When you have symptoms of a syphilis infection or are at risk of being infected with syphilis, such as when you have another STD or HIV, have a sexual partner diagnosed with syphilis, or have engaged in high-risk sexual activity; when you are pregnant
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm, a scraping from a chancre in the affected area, or cerebrospinal fluid taken via a spinal tap, depending on your clinical presentation
Test Preparation Needed?