Gold serum separator (SST) tube
Spin and separate
Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days
Frozen - 6 months
Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)
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.