VDRL, Spinal Fluid
Aiding in the diagnosis of neurosyphilis
The VDRL test performed on CSF can be used to diagnose neurosyphilis in patients with a prior history of syphilis infection.
A single negative VDRL result should not be used to exclude neurosyphilis and repeat testing on a new specimen may be necessary.
Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)
|Test ID||Reporting Name||Available Separately||Always Performed|
|VDSFQ||VDRL Titer, CSF||No||No|
Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.
If this test is positive, VDRL titer will be performed at an additional charge.
NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.
Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name