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  RPR Quantitative Specimen Type:
   

Serum


MICROBIOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 7 mL Red Stopper; Plain
  or:Red Corvac
  or:10 mL Red Stopper; Plain
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A Nonreactive
Unit of measure: A titer - 1:1 , 1:2, 1:3, etc...
Ideal sample: 7 mL red top
Absolute minimum amount: 1 mL Serum
Method of collection: Venipuncture
Transportation: Ambient Temperature
Label instructions: Specimen must be labeled with patient name and Medical Record number.
Request test on form: This is a reflex test, when RPR is reactive.       Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s): Serology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: 8:00 AM
Routine turn around time: 24 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology : Room 2-105
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : Performed daily.
Method: Flocculation
Special Instructions: If the RPR is positive, a RPR quantitative and TPPA will be performed on the specimen.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
SOFTLAB abbreviation: RPRQ
Secondary code: 5179
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A