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Test Code RPR Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test, Plasma or Serum

Important Note

EFFECTIVE 3.27.17 This test is no longer available at Holland Hospital. Please order Syphilis IgG Ab instead - SYPIG

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
RPR

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s) or mint-top (lithium heparin) tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of plasma

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate plasma.
2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of serum

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate serum.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Reference Values

Nonreactive

Day(s) Test Set Up

Two times per week

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86592