What is an RPR Test?
An RPR Test is a blood test used to check for syphilis.
What is Syphilis?
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria called Treponema pallidum. It is typically passed from person to person through contact with a sore on the genitals or mouth. Syphilis can be tricky to diagnose as symptoms may not occur for a long time or it may present with a variety of symptoms that look like other diseases. Symptoms may include a single sore, a rash, fevers, fatigue, or hair loss.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This RPR Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.