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Epic Code LAB1230501 Syphilis Total Antibody Screen (EIA)

Test Name Alias

T. pallidum | 4049 | Syphilis EIA | Syphilis IgG | Syphilis IgM | RPR

Interface Order Alias


Clinical Information

Positive Syphilis Total will be followed up with RPR and titer. For sample with positive syphilis total and negative RPR additional testing for TP-PA will then be sent to MDCH.

Panel Information

This test is included in the OB Panel

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood


Container(s): Gold Top (serum Separator - SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes


Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert tube 8 - 10 times to mix
  • Specimen should be centrifuged within 2 hours - See processing Instructions

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Serum


Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: No


Processing Instructions:

  • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours


Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerated: 72 hours

Frozen: Aliquot serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Reflex Information

Reflex approved by Medical Executive Committee. Please see link: Reflex Testing Document

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual turn-around time 1 day

Reference Range

Non reactive

Performing Department


Performing Department Laboratory Location

Corewell Health Reference Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI


Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay


86780, 86780, 86780, 86780

CDM Code

3028678001, 3028678001, 3028678001, 3028678001

Epic Test ID



Syphilis Total Loinc 47236-5

RPR Loinc 20507-0

RPR titer Loinc 11084-1

Mayo Access Code

Not available

Reviewed Date