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5009 RPR With Reflex to FTA

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
5 Days 2 - 8° C
Non-Reactive

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Charcoal flocculation and agglutination

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

48hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

This is a non-treponemal screening for syphilis. False positives may occur due to SLE, atypical pneumonia, yaws, pints or pregnancy.

CPT Codes

86592

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