5003 RPR With Reflex to Titer And Confirmation

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

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Preferred amount: 1.0 mL Serum Minimum amount: 0.5 mL Serum

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 X 2

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