Syphilis Screening Titer - Nontreponemal

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Syphilis Screening Titer - Nontreponemal
Alternate Name(s)
  • RPR Titer
Test Site
  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvania
Test Description
Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) is a semi-quantitative nontreponemal flocculation test for detection of reagin antibodies in serum and plasma as a screening test in syphilis serology.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

RPR TITER

3550

Method Description
  • Flocculation
FDA Cleared / Approved
Yes
CPT Code(s)
  • 86886
STAT Allowed
Yes
Download(s)
Draw Status

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 200 uL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 300 uL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
  • Serum - Gold Top Tube
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Red/Gray (Tiger) Top Tube
Sample Handling
If testing will be performed > 5 days past collection, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and transfer to plastic vials; do not freeze whole blood. |Plasma samples > 5 days past collection are not suitable for testing.
Sample Stability
  • Frozen at -20°C - Indefinite (Serum)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 5 days
Transport
  • Ambient or Refrigerated 2-8°C – Up to 5 Days (Serum)
  • Frozen at -20°C (Serum)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - Up to 5 Days (Plasma)
Notes
Do not freeze plasma samples