Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR), Qualitative

Test ID: 


CPT code:



Nontreponemal Test
Syphilis Serology

Clinical Use:

This test can be used to follow treatment response in patients being treated for syphilis infection. This assay should not be used to screen for syphilis infection. To screen for syphilis infection, a reflex cascade that includes both RPR and a treponema-specfic assay should be utilized, such as Treponema pallidum (Syphilis) Screening Cascade (082345) or Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) Test With Reflex to Quantitative RPR and Confirmatory Treponema pallidum Antibodies (012005). See Related Information to view these tests.

Specimen Type:


Requested Volume: 

1 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.5 mL

Container Type: 

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions:

Room temperature

Stability Requirements:



Room temperature

7 days


7 days


7 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination; plasma specimen

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MCI Diagnostic

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7018 South Utica Avenue

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

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