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25017 Syphilis, Therapeutic Monitoring

Syphilis, Therapeutic Monitoring
Test Code: RPRTM
Synonyms/Keywords
 RPR, Syphilis​
Useful For
This semi-quantitative test is useful for monitoring therapy in patients known to have syphilis. It does not include confirmatory testing of a positive result by a second method as recommended by the CDC. Order Syphilis Antibody, IgG (SYPHAB) as the primary syphilis diagnostic test​.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Serum​ Red Top Tube (RTT) or Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ ​ Refrigerate​

5 days​

​Frozen ​> 5 days
Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis
Gross lipemia
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Tuesday, Friday​ 1 day​ Flocculation​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield ​ Negative​
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86593​
Synonyms/Keywords
 RPR, Syphilis​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​RPR, Therapeutic Monitoring
​Cerner ​Syphilis, Therapeutic Monitor
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Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Serum​ Red Top Tube (RTT) or Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ ​ Refrigerate​

5 days​

​Frozen ​> 5 days
Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis
Gross lipemia
Useful For
This semi-quantitative test is useful for monitoring therapy in patients known to have syphilis. It does not include confirmatory testing of a positive result by a second method as recommended by the CDC. Order Syphilis Antibody, IgG (SYPHAB) as the primary syphilis diagnostic test​.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield ​ Negative​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Tuesday, Friday​ 1 day​ Flocculation​
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86593​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.