BORRELIA BURGDORFERI TOTAL ANTIBODIES, CSF

Specimen Required
Send 3.0 mL CSF (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
CSF must be free of red cells or other contaminants.

Rejection Criteria
Heat inactivated or hemolyzed specimens

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeBBCSF
CPT-4 Code (s)
86618
LOINC Codes
6318-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory