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Treponema pallidum particle agglutination - TP-PA 

SIM

40468 

CPT

86780 

Synonyms

Syphilis Confirmation, TP-PA 

Specimen Type

serum 

Container

gold topped

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

1ml

Additional Information

Reflexed to resolve discordant results between Treponema pallidum antibody screening test and RPR Nontreponemal test.

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

Testing will be performed at SC DHEC.

Transport Requirements

Room temp

Specimen Stability

>24 hrs Refrigerate 

Rejection Criteria

lipemic, hemolyzed, gross bacterial contamination

Reference Range

Negative

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

 

Methodology

particle agglutination 

Testing Frequency

T-Th 

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

2/13/2018

Supplemental

 

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