Test Details

Mnemonic

BORDN

Ordering Code

3425780

CPT-4 Code(s)

87801

Specimen Information

Collect

Deer Tick
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Specimen Preparation

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

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

Specimens submitted in formalin will not be accepted
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Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days
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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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