Specimen Requirements

Title

SYPHILIS (WITH REFLEX TO RPR)

Specimen Requirement

Collect SST/1 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate serum.

Methodology

Stability

Room temp: 14 days, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 14 months

Reference Range

By Report

Turnaround

1 day-unless confirmatory testing indicated

Clinical Use

Serological test for screening for syphilis infection.

Test Code

SYPH