Lyme Disease Antibody, Total with Reflex to Western Blot (IgG/IgM)

CPT Code(s):

  • 86617

Test Component(s):

  • If Lyme Disease Antibody
  • Total is equivocal or positive
  • Lyme Disease Western Blot will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86617 x2).

Preferred Specimen:

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume:

0.5 mL

Transport Container:

Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature Name:

Room temperature

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Room Temperature: 4 days
  • Refrigerated: 7 days

Methodology:

ELISA

Reference Range:

Interpretation Negative: ² 0.9Interpretation Equivocal: ³ 0.9-1.1Interpretation Positive: ³ 1.1

Reject Criteria:

Gross hemolysis, Gross lipemia

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