Syphilis Test Results

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Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

Happy New Years Dr. Frascino.I wish I had your linguistic intelligence so that you can also enjoy reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,So you had receptive anal sex with a tranny, which began protected, but you're not sure if it stayed that way "in the end"???? (Hmm.. who says you don't have linguistic prowess?)Responding to your questions:Neurosyphilis can be tricky to... Read more »

neurosyphilis or tertiary syphilis and testing

hello, is neurosyphilis only detected through a test by taking the spinal fluid? Or are the tppa... Read more »

syphilis testing

What factors could cause a false negative on a treponemal syphilis test if you haven't had sexual... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Online-Mediated Syphilis Testing Shows Promise

... Online-mediated syphilis testing is helping diagnose syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM), a new report suggests. The annual number of syphilis Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Council Member Recommends Eliminating HIV, Syphilis Test Requirements for Marriage Licenses

...members Yvette Alexander (D), Marion Barry (D) and Harry Thomas (D) -- would add a test for HIV/AIDS to the already required syphilis test, the Post reports. The bill also encourages couples to receive premarital counseling. Those who receive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Mobile Syphilis Testing Starts at 16 Sites Today

... Today through Monday, free syphilis testing will be offered at 16 Memphis locations. The city, which has historically had high rates of the STD, ranked 10th among 63 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Ban on Gay Blood Donors Is Unconstitutional, Man Argues in Counter-Suit

...blood recipients being infected with HIV and hepatitis C." "Scientifically, it doesn't make any sense," Freeman said of the syphilis test result. "I was tested before I donated and there was no sexual contact." "This case is not about... Read more »
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