Aug 1, 2017




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RPR, No Confirmation

RPR, No Confirmation (RPR) KITS Lab Test

Name: RPR, No Confirmation

Test Name: RPR, No Confirmation

Health Link Test Code: RPR


CPT Code(s): 86592

Methodology: Flocculation

Clinical Information:

Nontreponemal screening test for syphilis.

Days Performed: Mon-Fri, dayshift.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 - 3 days.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Red top

Collection Volume: 1 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.6 mL

Stability Ambient:

Remove from cells immediately

Stability Refridgerated:

5 days

Stability Frozen:

1 year

Sample Analyzed: Serum

Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.3 mL

Specimen Processing:

Centrifuge immediately. Transfer cell-free serum to plastic vial. Refrigerate.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to Laboratory as soon as possible. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.



Interpretation Type: Expected Results

Test Limitations:

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.

Additional Information:

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.