BORRELIA BURGDORFERI AB, IGG, IGM, IMMUNOBLOT

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Severely lipemic or hemolyzed samples

Methodology
Immunoblot

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeLYMGM
CPT-4 Code (s)
86617 x 2
LOINC Codes
IgG   6320-6  
IgM   6321-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory