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VDRL, CSF

Item Value
Clinical Questions Does my patient have syphilis?
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code VDRL
Test group Syphilis
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Tuesday (day shift)
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Sample type CSF
Preferred volume 0.5 mL CSF
Processing notes Refrigerate CSF
Normal range Non-reactive
Synonyms Venereal Disease Research Lab; Syphilis; T. pallidum; Treponema pallidum
Stability Refrigerated 4 days
Turn around times 1-8 days
Additional information For serum testing see RPR.
LOINC code 5290-2
Last Updated 11/21/2013 12:58:45 PM
Entry Number 981
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