SYPGR - Overview: Syphilis IgG Antibody with Reflex, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: SYPGR    
Syphilis IgG Antibody with Reflex, Serum

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

Aids in the diagnosis of active Treponema pallidum infection


Routine prenatal screening

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

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

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

If syphilis IgG is positive, then rapid plasma reagin (RPR) will be performed at an additional charge.


If RPR is positive, then RPR titer will be performed at an additional charge.


If RPR is negative, then syphilis antibody will be performed at an additional charge.


See Syphilis Serology Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

SYPGR: Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

RRPR/RRPRQ: Flocculation/Agglutination

RRPR: Flocculation

RTPPA: Particle Agglutination

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


Reporting Name A shorter or 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)