Name: RPR, No Confirmation
Test Name: RPR, No Confirmation
Health Link Test Code: RPR
LIS Test Code: RPRNLY
CPT Code(s): 86592
Nontreponemal screening test for syphilis.
Days Performed: Mon-Fri, dayshift.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 - 3 days.
Collection Container: Red top
Collection Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.6 mL
Remove from cells immediately
Sample Analyzed: Serum
Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.3 mL
Centrifuge immediately. Transfer cell-free serum to plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Transport specimen to Laboratory as soon as possible. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Interpretation Type: Expected Results
A reactive result for this test will NOT be sent for confirmation. If confirmation of a reactive result is needed, please order "RPR, Confirm if positive" instead.
This method is approved for diagnostic testing only. It is not approved for screening tissue donors that fall under FDA's HCT/P requirements.
False negative results may occur due to failure to recognize prozone reactions which can occur in 1% to 2% of patients with secondary syphils. Please call and request to check for prozone if suspected.