VDRL


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AcronymDefinition
VDRLVenereal Disease Research Laboratory
VDRLVendor Data Requirement List
VDRLVenereal Disease Reaction Level
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Guidelines from the United States of America (USA) and Europe recommend a combination of two tests: the first one is a non treponemal (cardiolipin, reaginic) test, essentially Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) or rapid plasma reagin (RPR); and the second is a treponemal test, essentially TP haemagglutination assay (TPHA), TP particle agglutination, or the fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption (FTA-abs) test (3,4).
O VDRL e o mais utilizado para confirmacao diagnostica, pois apresenta boa sensibilidade e especificidade, podendo permanecer reagente mesmo apos a cura da infeccao (cicatriz sorologica), porem com queda progressiva das titulacoes.
In Slovenia, VDRL and TPHA titers are used for primary screening, and patients with positive tests and no prior treatment are considered to have newly diagnosed syphilis.
Para avaliar a qualidade da atencao no trabalho de parto e parto, foram selecionados quatro indicadores: realizacao de exame obstetrico na admissao; uso do partograma; realizacao da analgesia no momento que antecede ao parto; realizacao do VDRL no momento da internacao, como pode ser constatado na Figura 1.
VDRL was reactive with a high titer of 1:512, which supported the diagnosis of secondary syphilis.
The mother's antenatal serologic results were negative for HIV and hepatitis B, and for syphilis by negative VDRL and TP-PA test results.
Non-treponemal tests: Non-treponemal tests can be used both qualitatively and quantitatively.(1-3) The RPR and venereal disease research laboratory, or VDRL, tests are common non-treponemal tests.
Initial VDRL results were negative; dark-field microscopy was unable to be preformed.
Patient's CSF VDRL was positive, with a positive serum Treponema pallidum particle agglutination assay (TPPA).