LYME DISEASE (Borrelia spp) RT-DNA, QUAL, CSF/SYNOVIAL

Specimen Required
Send 1.0 mL CSF (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeLYMPC
CPT-4 Code (s)
87801
LOINC Codes
Lyme Disease DNA:   42589-2  
Source:   31208-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory