BORRELIA BURGDORFERI TOTAL (IgG/IgM) ANTIBODY

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.

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed, lipemic or bacterial contaminated samples

Methodology
Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
<0.90 Negative

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeLYME
CPT-4 Code (s)
86618
LOINC Codes
5060-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory