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Test ID: SYPGR    
Syphilis IgG Antibody with Reflex, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


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


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

An aid in the diagnosis of active Treponema pallidum infection


Routine prenatal screening

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
RRPRRapid Plasma Reagin w/ Reflex, SNoNo
RTPPASyphilis Ab, TP-PA, SNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If syphilis IgG is positive, RRPR / Rapid Plasma Reagin w/ Reflex, Serum will be performed at an additional charge.


If RRPR is negative, RTPPA / Syphilis Antibody, TP-PA, Serum will be performed at an additional charge.


See Syphilis Serology Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

SYPGR: Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

RRPR: Flocculation

RTPPA: Particle Agglutination

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Syphilis IgG Ab w/Reflex, S

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

ART (Automated Reagin Test)
Automated Reagin Test (ART)
Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR)
RPR (Rapid Plasma Reagin)
Syphilis G, Serum
Syphilis Serology (RPR)
T. pallidum (Treponema pallidum)
Treponema pallidum (T. pallidum)