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When to report syphilis reactive or positive in laboratory test?

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Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: The LAB will.

In many states, you will need to check yours, the lab will automatically report a positive sti, such as syphilis, chlamydia, or gonorrhea to the state.

In brief: The LAB will.

In many states, you will need to check yours, the lab will automatically report a positive sti, such as syphilis, chlamydia, or gonorrhea to the state.
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Lab and/or your Doct

As the patient with a positive syphilis test (a two stage test that involves an RPR followed by a confirmatory test such as an " fta-abs") you don't report the results to the state; the ordering doctor or the lab who did the test must report the results to the state authorities.
If anything, don't be surprised if an official from the public health dept contacts you to see if you are ok.

In brief: Lab and/or your Doct

As the patient with a positive syphilis test (a two stage test that involves an RPR followed by a confirmatory test such as an " fta-abs") you don't report the results to the state; the ordering doctor or the lab who did the test must report the results to the state authorities.
If anything, don't be surprised if an official from the public health dept contacts you to see if you are ok.
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