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Test Code 425 Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR)

Additional Codes


PowerChart: RPR

Epic: LAB494 RPR

MA Cerner: RPR-Syphilis Serology.

Test Method

Reagin Agglutination; Sure-Vue, Fisher Healthcare

Specimen Requirement

1 mL serum is required.

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collect blood in a red-top or SST (serum gel tube).


Testing is performed Monday and Thursday.

Reference Values


CPT Code Information

86592 Additional Diagnostic Immunology Testing; Syphilis test, non-treponemal antibody; qualitative

Useful For

Determining the current disease status and evaluating response to therapy for syphilis

LOINC Code Information

80507-0 Reagin Ab [Presence] In Serum By RPR

Test Algorithm

Weakly reactive and reactive tests are referred to the State Hygienic Laboratory for confirmation (see Syphilis, VDRL (Confirmation)) testing.