May 20, 2012
They said once you are TPHA positive it is for a lifetime.i am THPA positive (+) 3.247 cov. 0.473 and somebody told me the treatment is usually a series of injections of penicillin; once a week for 3 weeks.can u advise me what to do?
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
TPHA is a test that indicates syphilis infection. Injectable penicillin is the drug of choice, and a series of 3 weekly injections is used for treatment of latent syphilis; the exact treatment depends on a variety of circumstances.
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