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Good, hi hoping you are doing well , thanks for your time and comments in advance , I did test for syphilis (IgG; IgM ) specific antibodies after 88 days of exposure , does it conclusive incase of negative results many thanks in advance again .

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The tests you have listed are not the tests that we use in British Columbia to look for a syphilis infection. Because of this, we cannot tell you if they are conclusive at 88 days. It would be best to discuss the accuracy of your testing with your healthcare provider or where you had the tests done.

In BC we use the Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) blood test to check for syphilis. Most results are accurate 6 weeks after contact with someone who has syphilis. Sometimes it can be as long as 3 months. 

Please leave a comment if you have any other questions or if you need more information.

Health Nurse

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This answer was posted on September 19, 2013

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