A 52-year-old member asked:
How long does is take syphilis to be seen in the blood work?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Susan Johnson answered
33 years experience in Gynecology
4 weeks usually: The fta-abs (fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test can be used to detect syphilis except during the first 3 to 4 weeks after exposure to syphilis bacteria. Special darkfield microscopy is used mainly to diagnose syphilis in an early stage.
Answered on Feb 11, 2016
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