Treponema pallidum Antibody

Also Known as (Alias) Syphilis IgG
Indications Confirmatory testing of cadaveric samples found to be reactive by an STS screening assay.
Method Trinity Biotech CAPTIA Syphilis (T. pallidum)-G
Test Information Assay is an enzyme immunoassay for the qualitative detection of IgG antibodies to T. pallidum in serum specimens.
Sample Requirements Serum or Plasma (EDTA, citrate based anticoagulants).  Plasma is acceptable for screening tests, only.
Requested Volume 6 mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 0.5 mL
Shipping Information Serum:  Samples are acceptable at 2-8°C for 5 days; after 5 days, serum should be removed from the red cells and frozen at -20 °C or lower.
Plasma:  Samples are acceptable at 2-8°C for 48 hours.
Requisition Form Transplant Infectious Disease Testing Request (Contact the Donor Testing Laboratory @425-656-7907)
Transaction Code 3067-01
CPT Codes 86780
Test Schedule As needed
Turn around Time (analytic time) 500 PM Next Day for Cadaveric
Report/ Results Reactive, Nonreactive, or Equivocal

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