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7287 VDRL, Serum

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
6 Months, Frozen
14 Days, Refrigerated
4 Days, Ambient
Non-Reactive

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.30 mL

Method

Micro-Immunofluorescence (MICRO-FLOC)

Schedule

Monday - Sunday

Turn-Around Time

Send-Out

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

Screen for syphilis; useful in assessing adequacy of treatment. Biologic false-positives are common in a variety of other infections or rheumatic diseases, thus more specific T. pallidum tests are recommended for confirmation.

CPT Codes

86592

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