Sample: Serum

Schedule: Daily

Units: Titer

Range: Negative

Remarks: TPHA (Treponema Pallidum Haemaglutanation Assay) is used as a complementary test to VDRL (RPR) for syphilis infection. False-positive results may be associated with increased or abnormal globulins, antinuclear antibodies (ANA), pregnancy, herpes infections, cold agglutinins, mycoplasma antibodies, and others (see table below). A positive TPHA test shoul be confirmed with FTA-ABS test. False-Positive Results in Syphilis tests


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