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 Field Name  Data Description
Test Name  Lyme Amplified Nucl Acid Probe.
Code  Lyme Amplified Nucl Acid Probe.
CPT Code  87476
Last Modified  4/24/2018 3:16:00 PM
Test Name  Lyme Probe.
Synonyms  Borrel, Diseas, Lyme, Burgdo, Pcr, Lyme Disease DNA, Lyme Pcr, Borrelia Burgdorferi DNA Detectr,
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  CSF, Synovial Fluid or Whole Blood
Tube  Sterile Plastic Container (CSF, Synovial Fluid), Lavender (EDTA), or Yellow-top (ACD) Tube
Collection Volume  Sterile Plastic container 0.5 mL, Lavender (EDTA) 2.0 mL, Yellow (ACD) 8.5 mL
Storage  CSF and Synovial Fluid Ambient or Refrigerated for up to 7 days, Frozen up to 90 days. Whole Blood Ambient or Refrigerated for up to 7 days. Do NOT Freeze Whole Blood
Routine TAT  
Days Test Performed  
Performed by BHS  None
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Reference Lab  LabCorp of America
Reference Lab Code  138685 Lyme (B. Burgdorferi) PCR
Clinical Use   This assay is intended to be used as an aid to the diagnosisof infections caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, the etiologic agent of Lyme Disease in the United States. Itis not intended to be used for testing patients suspected ofacquiring Lyme disease outside of the US.
Reference Range  
Critical Value  
Testing Sample Type  CSF, Synovial Fluid or Whole Blood
Min Lab Testing Volume  0.5 mL
Special Handling  
Lab Notes  
Methodology  Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

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