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How long does is take syphilis to be seen in the blood work?

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Dr. Susan Johnson
Gynecology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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