Ehrlichia detection, PCR

Alphabetical Test listing

Ehrlichia detection, PCR-13525

Ehrlichia detection, PCR
Anaplasma phagocytophilum
Ehrlichia chaffeensis
Ehrlichia profile, DNA PCR
Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis
Human monocytic ehrlichiosis

This test is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of both human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA), formerly known as human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE), caused by Anaplasma phagocytophilum and human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME) caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis.

EDTA whole blood
1.0 mL
0.2 mL

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

ACD whole blood

Yellow ACD (A or B)



Yellow ACD (A or B)


Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 7 days

Frozen - NO

  • Quantity not sufficient for analysis
  • Gross specimen contamination
  • Specimen too old
  • Leaking or broken tube
  • PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
LabCorp Burlington (138412): R-LC
Mo - Fr
4 - 6 days

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)



87798 x 2
Result 27994-3