Book Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) Test in Chennai
Also known as VDRL
Avail of the VDRL test in Chennai through the MFine app. You can book your VDRL test from reputed lab partners of MFine and get samples collected at your doorstep. Post your blood test sample collection. The test reports will be available for download in the next 48 hours. A VDRL test is usually recommended to identify sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis. view less
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Venereal Disease Research Laboratory Test by Thyrocare Labs, Chennai
What is the process to book a VDRL Blood Test in Chennai?
You can book a VDRL blood test in Chennai by following the steps given below:
Install and login to the MFine mobile app.
Select Chennai as your preferred location.
Select a lab partner, add your address and book a time slot.
A certified Lab Technician (LT) will visit your home at the designated time slot to collect the blood sample.
Your report will be updated on the mobile app within the next 48 hours.
Why book a VDRL test in Chennai?
The VDRL test helps determine VDRL the presence of syphilis. Treponema pallidum is the organism that causes syphilis. If you have signs and symptoms of a sexually transmitted illness, your doctor may recommend this test (STI).
Syphilis is diagnosed through the VDRL test. Antibodies are substances (proteins) your body may produce if you have been exposed to bacteria that cause syphilis.
How should I prepare for the VDRL test?
No special preparation is required for this test.
What happens to your sample?
Your blood sample would be analyzed by one of our certified lab technicians for any abnormalities. They'd then update your report on the Mfine app within 24- 48 hours after sample collection.
What type of infections can a VDRL blood test detect?
If your doctor suspects that you have syphilis, he or she will most likely order a VDRL test. Early symptoms that may prompt your doctor to order this test include:
one small, painless sore
swelling in lymph nodes near the sore
a skin rash that doesn’t itch.
Inform the doctor about any medication that you are currently taking.
The risks of a VRL test is minor. There could be minor issues such as bruising or bleeding following the blood draw. A serious problem, such as a vein infection or inflammation, is rare after a blood draw.
Which bacteria causes Syphilis?
The Treponema pallidum (T. pallidum) bacteria causes syphilis infections.
Does the VDRL test diagnose VDRL easily?
Doctors cannot diagnose syphilis infections based on positive VDRL results alone. They need to confirm the infection with a treponemal test, which is specific to syphilis.
What are the common side effects of the VDRL test?
VDRL test can cause minor side effects, such as headaches, bruising, and soreness near the injection site.
What does a negative VDRL mean?
Negative test results mean that the blood does not contain any antibodies to syphilis.
What are the symptoms of Syphilis?
Negative test results typically mean that the blood does not contain any antibodies to syphilis.
How can we treat Syphilis?
Detecting syphilis in the early stages can lead to better, more effective treatment outcomes.
Does having Syphilis mean I have HIV?
HIV infection rates among people with syphilis are significantly higher.
Should I be tested for syphilis?
You are required to get yourself tested if you do any one of the following:
have had condomless sex with someone who might have had syphilis