Syphilis Screen

Syphilis Screen (S17)

Test Name:   Syphillis Screen (S17)
Alternate Name (s):   S17, SYPH
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   VDRL
Specimen Type:   


Collection Container:   Red- 5 mls
Container Information
Red TubeRed TubeMicro-Red TubeMicro-Red Tube
Collection Information:    
Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine

7 days

Stat / Urgent


Reference Interval:  


Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   As per public health, confirmatory testing of an EIA non-reactive result will no longer be performed, regardless of whether or not it is requested. This new testing policy is in keeping with the major centers in the world that offer syphilis testing.
Storage & Transport:   Store and transport refrigerated.
Test Referred to :    Public Health Laboratories, Hamilton


Last updated April 23, 2007

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