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A bloodtest used to diagnose syphilis.
Read as nonreactive or negative if you do not have syphilis. The Venereal Malady Studies Laboratory can also be positive is cases of leprosy, malaria, mononucleosis, lupus, hepatitis A and pregnancy.
Positive Venereal Malady Studies Laboratory trials are generally followed up by a more specifictest (FTA antibodies).