Lyme Disease, Western Blot (Mayo)

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: LYWB MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top tube

Collection Volume: 2.5mL (minimum 0.8mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis or lipemia

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Western Blot (WB)

Special Instructions: Draw blood in plain red top tube or serum gel tube. Heat-inactivated serum is not acceptable. Spin down and send 0.5mL serum refrigerated in screw-capped, round bottom, plastic vial. Forward promptly.


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8148

TAT: 3 days

CPT Code: 86617x2

Panel Includes: Lyme IgG W Blot, Lyme IgG Bands, Lyme IgM W Blot, Lyme IgM Bands, Lyme Western Blot Interpretation

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