RAPID PLASMA REAGIN TITER (RPR)

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top
Plasma: EDTA, sodium or lithium heparin

Rejection Criteria
Grossly lipemic or hemolyzed specimens

Methodology
Flocculation

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Non-reactive

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1-2 days
Test CodeRPRT
CPT-4 Code (s)
86593
LOINC Codes
31147-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory