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Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR)

Category Virology
Test background

Looks for non-specific antibodies in the blood of the patient that may indicate a syphilis infection. Quantitative non-treponemal antibody test.

Clinical Indications

Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection. Useful for staging syphilis infection and monitoring response to treatment.

Reference range


Sample & container required Serum GEL SST (Rust Top)
Sample volume 5 ml
Turnaround time 2 working days

This test is currently unaccredited due to a recent change in platform.