Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.

Stability (Room): 2 hrs

Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs

Stability (Frozen): 1 week

Method: Charcoal Flocculation


Price: Contact Medilab

Turnaround time (TAT): 2 hrs

Usage: Rapid plasma reagin (RPR) is a blood test to screen for syphilis. Antigens used in RPR test are similar to VDRL except that they are charcoal coated to enhance the sensitivity of the test. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum. RPR is used as a screening test for Syphilis & for following the progression of disease and response to therapy.

Specialty: Physician

Disease: Physician


Courier Charges:

Home Collection: Available


Pre-test Information: No special preparation required

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