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RPR w/reflex to Titer and TP-PA Confirmation

Mnemonic:    [RPR CONF]
Name:    RPR w/reflex to Titer and TP-PA Confirmation
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Plasma from Green (Sodium Heparin), Lavender (K2EDTA), Lavender (K3EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA) may also be used. Do not freeze.

CSF, body fluids and cord blood are not acceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050478
Note:    This orderable is automatically ordered after a reactive screening RPR result is found in the traditional testing scheme. This test should not be used for routine screening.

TP-PA (Treponema pallidum Antibody by Particle Agglutination) is an alias for MHA-TP.
Processing Info:    ARUP will reflexively order .RPR TITER and MHA-TP (TP-PA) if confirmatory RPR is reactive.