Lyme disease serology, polyvalent with reflex

Alphabetical Test listing

Lyme disease serology, polyvalent with reflex-659

  
Lyme disease serology, polyvalent with reflex
  
659
  
86618.2
  
LYR
  
Borrelia burgdorferi
  

Positive results will reflex to Lyme Western Blot IgG & IgM

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen (OK) - 6 months

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Immunology: I-L
  
Mo - Sa;; Western Blot:; Jun - Sep: Mo, We, Fr; Oct - May: Tu, Th
  
1 - 3 days
  

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Confirmation: Western Blot

  

Negative

  
  
86618
86617 x 2 - Western Blot (if appropriate)
  
11/30/2001
  
09/07/2018