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RPR Syphilis Interpretation
May 27, 2012

I was tested positive for Syphilis. Titer 1:1 w/positive FTA-ABS. The Physician referred me to the Health Department for a second test and treatment.

Have you seen cases where people with titer 1:1 do not respond to the treatment?

If I still continue showing a positive result after treatment what it means?

I am very concerned and would appreciate your reply/comments about it.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Almost all people will respond to treatment and many will remain positive for years after treatment has been completed.



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