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rpr (serum only)
Synonyms: Syphilis 
Computer Code: RPR
Specimen Collection: 3 mL whole blood (gold top preferred, red top acceptable). 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. 
Reference Values: Non-Reactive Positives will be reflexed to Quantitative RPR and confirmed with Treponemal Antibody test.  
Lab Code: SI 
Requisition: SEROL
Test Frequency: 2/day 
Routine TAT: 1-2 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 86593 
LCD or NCD: (LCD)  
Methodology Used: 8
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/28/2015
Time: 17:05:44 (24hr)