Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 1 week
Method: Charcoal Flocculation
Comment: Also see STD Panel.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 2 hrs
Usage: This test helps to screen for presence of Syphilis infection, to monitor the progression of disease and to asses the response to therapy (decreasing titres) in patients being treated for Syphilis.
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required.