|Confusing Syphilis test results
Dec 9, 2012
Dear Sir, Over 2 months ago, I took the VDRL test for the first time and tested weak reactive (titer up to 1:8). I did a confirmatory test a couple of days later and my VDRL test was again reactive (titer up to 1:2 this time) and T-pallidum IgG was positive whereas Igm was negative. 2 moths later, I retested for syphilis. My VDRL and RPR tests were both reactive while TPHA was negative. I am very confused about these results and would like to hear your feedback on them. Thank you very much.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
If you have not received prior treatment, you need to get treatment for syphilis.
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