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Non-treponemal (RPR) for Monitoring (New test)
|Clinical Questions||Does my patient have syphilis?|
|In House Availability||2x per week (day shift)|
|Container type||Gold top|
|Amount to Collect||1 mL blood|
|Preferred volume||0.5 mL serum|
|Processing notes||Refrigerate sample|
|Synonyms||Prenatal screening; congenital infection; prenatal infection; Syphilis; Treponema pallidum; TPAB|
|Stability||Refrigerated 4 days|
|Turn around times||1-4 days|
|Reflex?||Yes, if positive titer will be performed at an additional charge.|
|Additional information||This test should only be ordered in known positive patients in whom the RPR titer is being followed to assess treatment.
To screen for syphilis in patients with unknown status, please order TREP – the treponemal antibody screen. Positive results in the treponemal antibody test will be automatically reflex tested for RPR and titer.
|Last Updated||2/17/2016 1:36:19 PM|