Treponema pallidum (VDRL) CSF with Reflex to Titer

Abbrev Code:CVDRL   
Order Code:LAB207Order Name:VDRL CSF
Synonyms:Syphilis Serology, Cerebrospinal Fluid
CPT Codes: 86592 x1, 86593 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-2 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:0.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Causes for Rejection:Plasma, serum or other body fluid. Contaminated, hemolyzed, xanthochromic, or severely lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.4 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50206


Reference Range:



Use:Preferred diagnostic assay for CSF specimens in suspected neurosyphilis.

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