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

CPT: 86592
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Nontreponemal Test
  • Serological Tests for Syphilis (STS)
  • Syphilis Serology

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.

Use

Serological test for screening for syphilis infection

Methodology

Charcoal flocculation and multiplex flow immunoassay

Reference Interval

Nonreactive

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

2 mL

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

7 days

Refrigerated

7 days

Frozen

7 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination; plasma specimen

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
012005 RPR, Rfx Qn RPR/Confirm TP 20507-0 006072 RPR 20507-0
Reflex Table for RPR
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 006464 RPR, Quant. 006464 RPR, Quant. 31147-2
Reflex Table for RPR
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 012021 RPR Qn+TP Abs 006464 RPR, Quant. 31147-2
Reflex 2 000000 012006 000000 N/A
Reflex Table for RPR
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 012021 RPR Qn+TP Abs 082371 Treponema pallidum Antibodies 24110-9

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