Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Syphilis Treponemal Screen Order Code : STSS
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Preferred: SST Gold-top gel tube; acceptable: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive, Lavender-top tube (EDTA), Light-blue-top tube (sodium citrate)
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 mL
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (ELISA)
Special Handling: Specimens that will reach the lab within two hours can be sent at room temperature. Otherwise, ship specimen refrigerated.
CPT Codes: 86780
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB1197
SHC EPIC Code: LABSTSS
Causes For Rejection: gross hemolysis, lipemic
Department: Special Chemistry