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 Field Name  Data Description
Test Name  Lyme Disease B. Burgdorferi Ab.
Code  Lyme Disease B. Burgdorferi Ab.
CPT Code  86618
Last Modified  4/24/2018 3:23:00 PM
Test Name  Burgdorferi Ab.
Synonyms  Borrel, Lyme, Lymrwb, LymeAb, Borrelia Antibodies
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  Blood
Tube  Red or Gold
Collection Volume  Red 4.0 mL or Gold 3.5 mL
Storage  Ambient, Refrigerated or Frozen 14 days
Routine TAT  
Days Test Performed  
Performed by BHS  None
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Reference Lab  LabCorp of America
Reference Lab Code  258004 Lyme Ab/Western Blot Reflex
Clinical Use  Most analytical approach available for detecting antibodies specific for lyme disease Combination of IgM and IgM/IgG antibodies tests with reflex of positive results to Western blot confirmation. This is the most comprehensive LabCorp profile for Lyme disease testing, providing the broadest time window for detection and confirmation.
Reference Range  
Critical Value  
Testing Sample Type  Serum
Min Lab Testing Volume  1.0 mL
Special Handling  Additional fees will be added for Western Blot analysis if EIA is positive.
Lab Notes  Causes for rejection: Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination
Methodology  EIA - Enzyme Immunoassay

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