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Inaccurate Syphilis Results

Oct 4, 2009

My son has been tested twice for syphilis and received positive results. He swears he has not had sexual relations with another woman. His wife is test negative and pregnant, thank God. Are there any other possibilities my son can be getting these positive test results for syphilis?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

You don't indicate which specific tests were performed, whether there were screening and/or confirmatory tests performed and the exact results. Thus, difficult to interpret.

My recent hcv rna quant pcr is 43
My Dr is not worried, but I am

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