Syphilis Serology - CSF
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
Note: Syphilis serology on CSF is only indicated if serum is reactive for

syphilis.

Include relevant clinical information on request form.

Collection:
Collect CSF in numbered tubes in lumbar puncture kit (from CSSD). Fill

tubes in numerical order, at least 10 drops per tube. Do NOT obscure

specimen with labels. Deliver specimens promptly to SydPath.
Container(s):
Sterile CSF containers (3-pack 10 mL sterile tubes)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Reference Intervals:
See individual report or contact testing laboratory for information.

Laboratory:
Referred to: ICPMR Bacterial Serology 1 (9845-6231)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
CSF syphilis serology

TPPA - CSF

VDRL - CSF
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
Sample sent from Serology.

Data Entry Code:
CSY

SydPath Division:
Serology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:35:40
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