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How long does the syphilis virus show up in a test after sex?
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
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In brief: About 2-5 weeks.
Treponemal antibody tests, like fta-abs and mha-tp usually become positive two to five weeks after the initial infection.
These tests stay positive, even after therapy.

In brief: About 2-5 weeks.
Treponemal antibody tests, like fta-abs and mha-tp usually become positive two to five weeks after the initial infection.
These tests stay positive, even after therapy.
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