LYME ANTIBODY BY WESTERN BLOT (IgG AND IgM)

Mnemonic

LYMWB

Synonym

Borrelia burgdorferi

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

1-3 days

Method

Western Blot

Referral Lab

ARUP (50254)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86617 (X2)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:20 AM