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Test Name:VDRL (CSF)
Epic Order Code:LAB207          
CPT Code:Test:86592 
 Titer:    86593 
Specimen(s) Type:CSF; 1.0 mL  
Acceptable Container(s):Transport tube-plastic, clean sterile container, or glass tube.
Testing Schedule:Test performed Tuesday and Friday.
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
 Routine: 3-5 days  
Collection Information:See specific specimen type in  Serology/Virology Collection Information by Source.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately.  All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to lab immediately, store the specimen at 2-8° C for up to 5 days.  If longer storage is required the specimen should be frozen at -20° C.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient volume, incorrect/delay in transport, excessive hemolysis.
Reference Range:Nonreactive
Additional Information:Reflexive Test:  If positive, a titer will be ordered.