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Lyme Disease PCR

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Virology

Test ID/Workstation :
LYMPC MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube
Collection Volume:
1.0 mL (minimum 0.3 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Anticoagulants other than EDTA
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-4 days
CPT Code:
87476, 87798x2
Panel Includes:
Borrelia burgdorferi PCR Borrelia mayonii PCR Borrelia garinii PCR Borrelia afzelli PCR
Synonyms:
Borrelia burgdorferi PCR Borrelia mayonii PCR Borrelia garinii PCR Borrelia afzelli PCR