Rapid Plasma Regain (RPR Test) / VDRL - Serum

Rapid Plasma Regain (RPR Test) / VDRL - Serum

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This test is used as a screening test to look for non-specific antibodies, that may indicate a Syphilis infection.

This Test Includes

Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR Test)/VDRL - Serum

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Rapid Plasma Regain (RPR Test) /  VDRL - Serum

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

Your doctor would advise a RPR test if you have symptoms like genital ulcers, previous history of syphilis and history of unprotected sex. Pregnant women are routinely advised at the time of initial check-up. 

What is this test

This test is used as a screening test for syphilis. Positive cases of RPR test are confirmed with a specific treponemal test, such as the fluorescent treponemal antibody-absorption (FTA-ABS).