Posted Date
Effective Date
Update Type Replacement Test
CPT Code 86780
Order Code TPPA



Syphilis Confirmatory Test, FTA-ABS

Order Code:                  FTAA

Fee Code:                     30942


New Order Code:          TPPA

New Fee Code:             KA050

CPT Code:                    86780


Effective February 2, 2022, the MLabs Immunology lab will implement a new Syphilis antibody, Treponema pallidum particle agglutination (TPPA) assay.


The new Treponema pallidum Antibodies assay (order code TPPA) will replace the Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody FTA-ABS (order code FTAA) assay.  A new group test Treponema pallidum Antibodies and Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) (order code TPRP) will replace Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody and Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) (order code FTA).  There are no changes to the Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) test.