It turns out that there had been some wasps nesting in the doorbell, and his ringing (which didn’t ring) must have enraged one of them, and it came out and bit me.

What is RPR/ VDRL?

Syphilis include rapid plasma reagin (RPR) and venereal disease research laboratory (VDRL) tests. Both these screening tests check the blood, or in some cases spinal fluid, for the presence of an antibody. A protein immunoglobulin which is produced naturally by the body and is essential to the immune system by working to combat foreign bodies, germs or bacteria. They are produced by the lymphoid tissue and consist of different classes each of which is designed to fight specific antigens.

Purpose of Test

To diagnose Syphilis (A Disease Caused by Treponema Pallidum).

Test of Result Interpretation

Reactive or Non Reactive


No preparation required can collect the blood sample at any time.

Turnaround Time

4 Hrs