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Epic Test Name Syphilis Diagnostic Eval
Synonyms (Abbott Architect) Syphilis (TP) antibodies (IgG and IgM)
Description Detection of Tremonema pallidum (TP) antibodies (IgG and IgM)
Specimen Requirements 
Container Serum Separator or Plain Red Top Tubes
Specimen Type Serum
Preferred Collection Volume 1.0 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 0.8 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Gross hemolysis, Heat inactivated specimens, Microbial contamination, Leaking specimen, and Inadequate volume
Methodology CMIA (Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay)
Reference Range Non Reactive
CPT Code(s)
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Customer Service: 214-633-0400, Toll Free 877-887-8136
Turn Around Time1-2 Days
Performed Sunday – Saturday
Performed by Chemistry / Immunology
Notes Reactive results will automatically reflex to RPR (Rapid Plasma Reagin). Non-Reactive RPR results will automatically reflex to TPPA.
Updated/Reviewed 03/12/2018