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RPR (Monitor) with Reflex to TiterTest Code
If RPR Screen is reactive, RPR titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86593).
1 mL serum
Plastic screw-cap vial
Room Temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia
Set up: Mon-Sun Morning, Night Report available: Next day
False-positive results have been associated in patients with infections, pregnancy, autoimmune disease, old age, Gaucher disease, and malignancy.
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.
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute