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VDRL *

SIM

20829 

CPT

86592 

Synonyms

Veneral Disease Research Laboratory Test; CSF-RPR 

Specimen Type

Cerebrospinal Fluid only 

Container

Sterile tube

Collection Instructions

Collected by physician

Volume

Volume:  1 mL 
Min. volume: 0.5 mL 

Additional Information

Test for syphilis, neurosyphilis  A positive VDRL in a spinal fluid uncontaminated by serum is essentially diagnostic of neurosyphilis.

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

Send  in sterile container

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate :7 days 

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; gross bacterial contamination

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

VDRL 

Methodology

Agglutination 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

006445 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

2/19/2018

Supplemental

*  Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 19, 2018

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