BORRELIA spp DNA, QUALITATIVE, PCR (TICK)

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Send deer tick in 70% ethanol or in wet tissue, in a sterile screw capped container at room temperature.

Methodology
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeBORDN
CPT-4 Code (s)
87801
LOINC Codes
42236-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory