|Name: ||TP-PA - Treponema pallidum Antibody by Particle Agglutination (MHA-TP)|
|Specimen: || Frozen samples are unacceptable.|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0050777|
| Method: ||Semi-Quantitative Particle Agglutination|
|Note: ||This test should not be used for routine syphilis screening. |
TP-PA is cannot be performed on CSF; the CSF VRDL is the preferred test for Cerebrospinal Fluid.
|Processing Info: ||This orderable (.MHA-TP) will be reflexively ordered by ARUP lab if the RPR Confirmation is reactive.|
Individual requests for TP-PA or MHA-TP should be reviewed by the microbiology supervisor or a pathologist.