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Rapid Plasma Reagen (RPR)

Test Name:Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR)
Epic Order Code:LAB494  
CPT Code:Test:86592 
Specimen(s) Type:Serum; 1.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Tube tops are gold and red.
Testing Schedule:Test performed daily
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
 Routine: Batched at 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Client:If unable to deliver to lab immediately, centrifuge the specimen and separate the serum from the red cells. Store at 2-8° C for up to 24 hours. If longer storage is required the specimen should be frozen at -20° C.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Nonreactive
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