Syphilis can be passed from one person to another during sex and by direct skin contact with someone who has syphilis sores or rash. It is cured by taking antibiotics.
By following this link below you can now order home STI testing kits for the following STIs, chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV and syphilis.
This service is available to people aged 16 and over who do not have any symptoms (asymptomatic), have not knowingly been in contact sexually with someone with an infection.
For more info visit BASHH