Lyme Western Blot *

Alphabetical Test listing

Lyme Western Blot *-878

  
Lyme Western Blot *
  
878
  
LAB878
  
LWB
  
ImmunoBlot
B. burgdorferi confirmation
Lyme confirmatory
  

For confirmation of a positive Lyme Disease Serology test performed at the client site only; not to be ordered as an initial test.

Test will be automatically reflexed, as appropriate, when Lyme disease serology (4750 or 659) is requested.

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Refrigerated - 7 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
    • Heparinized plasma is not acceptable
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Immunology: I
  
Oct - May: Tu & Th
Jun - Sep: Mo, We & Fr
  
2 - 4 days
  

Western Blot

  

Negative

  
86617 x 2
  
04/16/2014
  
09/07/2018