Infant RPR

Alphabetical Test listing

Infant RPR-14248

  
Infant RPR
  
14248
  
LAB14248
  
RPR
  
Rapid plasma reagin
  

The RPR is the appropriate first line test for newborns and infants <6 mo of age who are born to mothers who have reactive nontreponemal and treponemal test results.

For patients ≥6 mos, order Treponema pallidum, 8325/LAB8325 (blood) or VDRL, CSF 723/LAB723 should be ordered.

 

  
Serum
  
  
0.2 mL
  

Spin

 

  

Microtainer - amber serum separator (SST)

Place the microtainer into a Snap cap conical vial/tube and cap for transport

  
Serum - red
  

Microtainer - red

  

Refrigerated

  

Cord blood is not acceptable due to maternal contamination.

  
AHL - Immunology: J
  

Clinical Consultation:

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) provides a Syphilis Hotline for clinician questions about syphilis testing, results interpretation, treatment, and followup.

Please call (651) 201-4024 to speak with an MDH clinical expert.

  
07/15/2019
  
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02/17/2020