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Non-treponemal (RPR) for Monitoring

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code RPRF
Test group Syphilis
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Monday, Wednesday and Friday (day shift)
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes Refrigerate sample
Normal range Non-reactive
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.
CPT coding 86592
Last Updated 10/6/2017 1:58:11 PM
Entry Number 833
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