Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test With Reflex to Quantitative RPR and Confirmatory Treponema pallidum Antibodies

CPT 86592
Synonyms
  • Nontreponemal Test
  • Serological Tests for Syphilis (STS)
  • Syphilis Serology

Test Details

Use

Serological test for screening for syphilis infection

Test Includes

RPR, qualitative; RPR titer; and Treponema pallidum-specific test on reactives. An additional fee is charged when a confirmatory Treponema pallidum test is performed.

Methodology

Charcoal flocculation and multiplex flow immunoassay

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Specimen Requirements

Information on collection, storage, and volume

Specimen

Serum

Volume

2 mL

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination; plasma specimen