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Frederica, DE
A 37-year-old member asked:

Would alcohol effect rpr or eia syphilis blood test? consumed over 36+ hours prior. can it create a false negative?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No effect, no worry: Alcohol has no effect on these or any other blood tests for infection. No worries -- your negative results are reliable.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
No effect: Your syphilis studies will not be affected by alcohol, and any medications, unless you are taking appropriate anti-syphilitic antibiotics.
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Last updated Aug 22, 2021

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