Table 4

Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) results on 8 plasma samples with false negative DBS TPPA results
Sample DBS TPPA* RPR
BBI99P N N N
BBI792 N N N
BBI6GG N N N
BBI5YI N N N
BBI8ZC N 1/80 N
BBI6LP N 1/160 N
BBI6K6 N 1/320 N
BBI6NZ N >1/640 1/64

N= negative.

* Quantitative TPPA.

Quantitative RPR.

Smit et al.

Smit et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:102   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-102

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