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Test Code SYPH SYPHILIS SEROLOGY

Important Note

This test is subject to reflex testing, see Laboratory Reflex Testing Policy, you have the option to decline reflex testing if you believe it is not medically necessary. Samples that are reactive will reflex an Syphilis Ab IgG (Mayo Test Code SYPGR) and will be sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories for testing. You have the option to decline reflex testing if you believe it is not medically necessary.

Tis Subject to Medicare Preventive Service Coverage policy for Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's) and High Intensity Behavioral Counseling (HIBC) to Prevent STI's.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

SYPH

LAB3037 FAH5443

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum Refrigerate 2.5 mL 0.8 mL 0.5 mL 7 days

Samples that are markedly lipemic, markedly hemolyzed or markedly icteric are not acceptable.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday - Friday, run starts at 9 am / 3 days / Not available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Syphillis Serology 86780

 

Instrumentation

Diasorin Liaison XL

Reference Range

All ages: Negative

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
SYPH Syphilis Serology 24110-9