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

CPT: 86592
Updated on 11/3/2020
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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.

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


Expected Turnaround Time

1 - 2 days


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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


Test Details


Use

Serological test for screening for syphilis infection


Methodology

Charcoal flocculation and multiplex flow immunoassay


Reference Interval

Nonreactive


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 012021 RPR Qn+TP Abs 082371 Treponema pallidum Antibodies 47236-5

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