RPR (Monitor) with Reflex to Titer

Test Code
799

CPT Codes
86592

Includes
If RPR Screen is reactive, RPR titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86593).

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room Temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia

Methodology
Flocculation

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Sun Morning, Night Report available: Next day

Limitations
False-positive results have been associated in patients with infections, pregnancy, autoimmune disease, old age, Gaucher disease, and malignancy.

Reference Range
Non-Reactive

Clinical Significance
This is a non-treponemal screening test for syphilis. False positive results may occur due to systemic lupus erythematosus, leprosy, brucellosis, atypical pneumonia, typhus, yaws, pinta, or pregnancy. Monitoring of RPR is helpful in assessing effectiveness of therapy.

Performed By
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.