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RPR titer
Lab code: RPRP
 
Test Synonyms:
RPR titer
 
Lab:
Microbiology
Inpatient Req:
Microbiology (#11854)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
10 ml Red
Please add the comment "monitoring therapy" on requisition for patients with confirmed syphilis who are on anti-treponemal therapy, or to assess patients for syphilis reinfection; otherwise, the syphilis antibody test will be ordered.
Result Time:
1-3 days   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
NOTE: To screen for syphilis, please order "syphilis antibody screen." An RPR titer should only be ordered for monitoring patients with confirmed syphilis who are on anti-treponemal therapy, or to assess patients for syphilis reinfection.