RPR test -->
rapid plasma reagin test
medical dictionary

A group of serologic test's for syphilis in which unheated serum or plasma is reacted with a standard test antigen containing charcoal particles; positive test's yield a flocculation. A modification, called the RPR (circle) card test, is widely used as a screening test.

Synonyms: RPR test.

Acronym: RPR test

(05 Mar 2000)