Table 1

Clinical characteristics of the 34 patients

Patient numberSexAgeConfirmation timeTreatment historySerum
RPR titre
Serum TPPA titreCSF RPR titreCSF TPPA titreCSF findings
GluProteinCell count
1M581 yearUntreated+3.9236.904
2M477 yearsRoxithromycin1:1+4.05111.405
3F621.5 yearsBenzathine penicillin1:8+3.1534.206
4F482 yearsBenzathine penicillin1:1+3.5043.802
5F491 yearUntreated+3.9067.302
6M71UnknownUntreated+3.4662.402
7F365 yearsUntreated1:1+3.5416.502
8M492 yearsEryphilin1:2+3.9328.204
9F263 monthsBenzathine penicillin1:1+3.3326.102
10M59UnknownUntreated1:2+3.6028.804
11F343 yearsBenzathine penicillin1:16+3.8428.006
12F292 yearsBenzathine penicillin1:4+3.4514.202
13F433 yearsUntreated1:8+3.8431.506
14F414 yearsBenzathine penicillin1:1+3.1928.402
15F77UnknownUntreated1:1+3.4743.204
16F32UnknownUntreated1:8+3.6124.000
17M74UnknownUntreated+3.6936.207
18F54UnknownUntreated1:2+3.1177.7048
19M53UnknownUntreated1:8+1:1+3.8347.5012
20M63UnknownUntreated1:32+1:8+3.0366.4026
21M567 monthsAqueous penicillin + benzathine penicillin1:256+1:8+4.2954.302
22M42UnknownUntreated1:32+1:4+3.20146.402
23F6310 monthsBenzathine penicillin1:4+1:1+4.6841.802
24M581 monthUntreated1:32+1:4+4.2347.60116
25M41UnknownUntreated1:16+1:8+3.5972.30116
26M71UnknownUntreated1:16+1:2+3.9545.2024
27F62UnknownUntreated1:128+1:4+2.9075.7050
28M506 monthsUntreated1:16+1:2+3.3528.8020
29M44UnknownUntreated1:128+1:8+3.6074.20138
30F56UnknownUntreated1:32+1:8+2.48100.0040
31M41UnknownUntreated1:32+1:4+3.0256.6038
32M62UnknownUntreated1:64+1:4+2.7795.8012
33M341 yearBenzathine penicillin1:8+1:2+2.7295.4056
34M71UnknownUntreated1:32+1:1+3.4653.6020
  • CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; F, female; Glu, glucose; M, male; RPR, rapid plasma reagin; TPPA, T pallidum particle agglutination.