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Lyme Antibody *

SIM

40250 

CPT

86618 

Synonyms

Lyme Ab.; Lyme test; Lyme assay 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Gold or red-top tube

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

2 mL; Minimum volume: 1 mL

Additional Information

Lyme will reflex to Western Blot if positive.

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

Once in the lab, separate from cells if using a red-top tube

 

Transport Requirements

Room Temperature

Specimen Stability

Room Temperature, Refrigerated or Frozen : 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed, lipemic specimens or gross bacterial contamination Mislabeled or misidentified specimens

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

Test Includes

Total antibodies; Western Blot for all positives 

Methodology

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA); Western blot  

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

160325 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018

Supplemental

* Denotes  Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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