|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.|