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Test ID: TPPA    
Syphilis Antibody, Treponema pallidum Particle Agglutination, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

An aid to resolve discrepant results between screening treponemal (eg, enzyme immunoassay [EIA], multiplex flow immunoassay) and non-treponemal (eg, rapid plasma regain) assays

 

This test is not recommended for general screening purposes for syphilis.

 

This test should not be used to evaluate response to therapy.

 

This test is not intended for medical-legal use.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Syphilis Serology Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Particle Agglutination

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Syphilis Ab by TP-PA, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Syphilis
Treponema pallidum
Treponemal