Treponema pallidum (serological screening)

Which test do we use?

RPR and TPPA (chemoluminescence, Vitros Integrated System, OCD)

Sampling instructions

For 1 or 2 serological analyses: at least 1 ml serum
For 3 to 5 serological analyses: at least 2 ml serum

Storage conditions

The serum can be sent at room temperature, but the duration of transportation must be reduced as much as possible (avoid weekends or holidays).


2x / week

Reference values


Delivery time of the result

On average:

TPPA: 3 days

RPR: 2 days


ISO 15189 – Belac 147-MED


RPR: 552716 / 552720
TPPA: 552731 / 552742

Laatste wijziging op: 19/01/2022