Test Details

Mnemonic

BORDN

Ordering Code

3425780

CPT-4 Code(s)

87801

Specimen Information

Collect

Deer Tick

Specimen Preparation

Send one fresh intact deer tick in 1 - 10 mL 70% ethanol in a sterile screw capped plastic container.

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Specimens submitted in formalin will not be accepted

Stability

Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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