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A 26-year-old male asked:

I had a negative rpr for syphilis at 97 days post exposure. is this conclusive?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Yes, conclusive: The rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test is conclusive any time 6 weeks or more after the last possible exposure to syphilis.
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100% conclusive. You can be sure you do not have syphilis.
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Last updated Feb 9, 2021

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