Lyme Disease Serology

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: LYMSR MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top tube

Collection Volume: 1.5 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis, lipemia

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Special Instructions: Send serum refrigerated in screw-capped, round bottom, plastic vial. Forward promptly.

Days Performed: Mon-Fri 10AM

*NOTE: If Lyme disease serology is positive, then Lyme disease antibody confirmation (by Western blot) will be performed at an additional charge.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8148

TAT: 4 days

CPT Code: 86618, (86617x2 if Western blot performed)

Synonyms: Borrelia Burgdorferi

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