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What tests would be fully reliable for diagnosing syphilis one year after a potential exposure?

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood test: Your doctor or health dept can order the appropriate blood tests.
Answered on May 18, 2013

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