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Test Code VDRL CSF CSF VDRL

Clinical System Name

CSF VDRL

Synonyms

RPR CSF

Syphilis CSF

Sample Requirements

Specimen: CSF

Container(s): CSF Tube

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: Provider should print and fill out State Lab Virology requisition. Provide diagnosis or reason for request. Send to lab Attn: Send Outs.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Do not spin unless blood is visible, refrigerate 1.0 mL CSF in a plastic tube affixed with a large computer label in the CPA refrigerator. Store remaining labels and requisition in the clear plastic box on the front of the CPA fridge.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

State Lab

Department

Department:  

State Lab

1610 NE 150th St
Seattle, WA 98155-7224
 

Phone Number: (206) 418-5400

 

 

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.
 

Methodology

Method: None None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

CPT code

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: None specified
Reference Test Number: None specified
Instructions: Use a State Lab Serology/Virology/HIV test request form. Send out on a cold pack, M - F via delivery express.