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jenn
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Taking my daughter for labs tomorrow, I understand all except...

ChemPac with LFT and RPR ?

does anyone know what these labs to be drawn look for?

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Up.

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Chem with LFT is basic chemistry profile and liver function test: assess the kidneys and liver, sodim, potassium, chloride...

RPR is rapid plasma reagin...a test to detect the presence of the syphilis spirochette. I think it is common to be tested for this....I was.

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Hi Jenn,

CHEMPAC>
http://www.chempaq.com/information-center/introduction/how-chempaq-analysers-work

RPR>
http://www.examiner.com/infectious-disease-in-national/why-did-my-doctor-order-this-lab-test-what-is-an-rpr

I hope this helps
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