VDRL, CSF [4128X]

Test Code
VDRL

CPT Codes
86592

Preferred Specimen
1 mL CSF

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap container

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolysis • Lipemia

Methodology
Slide Micro-flocculation

Reference Range
Non-Reactive

Clinical Significance
Positive results are suggestive of neurosyphilis.

Performed By
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute



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