What is a VDRL test?
The Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) test is designed to identify syphilis infection, a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum.
When is the VDRL test recommended?
It is recommended:If there is a chance you might have been infected by syphilis.One small, painless sore.Swelling in lymph nodes near the sore.Skin rash that doesn’t itch.To monitor the treatment of syphilis.
What does it measure?
It is used to diagnose syphilis. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacteria Treponema pallidum. It is most commonly spread through the sexual route (through contact with a syphilis sore (chancre)).Syphilis is easily treatable with antibiotics. However, it can cause severe health issues if left untreated and can be potentially fatal.Syphilis antibodies are the substances in the blood that are made by the body’s immune system in people who come into contact with the bacteria that causes syphilis.Non-treponemal antibody tests detect antibodies that are not specific to the Treponema pallidum bacteria that causes syphilis.Several methods of antibody blood tests may be used to detect a syphilis infection.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the VDRL test?
The cost of the VDRL test in Delhi is Rs. 250.
How often should I get tested for the VDRL test?
It depends on the doctor's assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal values of a VDRL test?
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the VDRL test?
Fasting is not required.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the VDRL test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a VDRL test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book a VDRL test with Orange Health Labs in Delhi?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. You can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi with us. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you.Your sample is safely transported to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab at the optimal temperature. The results will be delivered to you faster too!