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Syphilis positive and possible HIV +
Jun 3, 2012

I was tested positive for Syphilis RPR titer 1:1 with positive FTA-ABS. Having in mind the titer 1:1 (minimally reactive)

it is more likely that I can be HIV + as well? or

people infected with HIV+ will have higher titer?

I had Syphilis in the past it was treated. Therefore, I am still showing a minimal titer.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

The titer is not necessarily correlated with HIV positivity.



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