Specimen Requirements

Title

FTA-ABS

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp 7 days; Refrigerated 14 days; Frozen 30 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

3 days Set Up Tues-Sat AM

Clinical Use

Confirmatory serologic test for syphilis.

Test Code

FTAS