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Test results

OK, in a routine physical, had a CBC.  Results included VDRL and HIV test.  HIV 1 & 2 said Negative.  So, I know that means no HIV.  But, what is covered in VDRL?  Result said Non Reactive, so that would indicate no STD's - for what it tested for, right?  But, what all would that be indicatiing a NO andswer for?

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VDRL I believe is for syphilis and non-reactive means negative.
250398 tn?1225266891
Thanks much.  In knew non-reactive means negative.  I just wasn't sure what all this test was covering.
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Yep, its syphilis.
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