VDRL, CSF [4128X]

Test Code
7244

CPT Codes
86592

Preferred Specimen
1 mL fresh CSF submitted in a sterile, plastic screw-cap vial

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 60 days

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

Methodology
Slide Micro-flocculation

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Sat a.m., and nights; Report available: Next day

Reference Range
Non-Reactive

Clinical Significance
Positive results are suggestive of neurosyphilis.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



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