Formal Name of the Test:
RPR (Monitor) with Reflex to Titer
Other Names Used:
Syphilis; Nontreponemal Test; Rapid Plasma Reagin Test, RPR, STS, Syphilis Serology, RPR titer.
This is a non-treponemal syphilis screening test. Systemic lupus erythematosus, leprosy, brucellosis, atypical pneumonia, typhus, yaws, pinta, or pregnancy can all cause false-positive results. RPR monitoring is useful in determining the efficacy of therapy.
There is no need for any prior preparation.
Test Performed at:
Quest Diagnostics, Test Code 799
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