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Borrelia miyamotoi DNA, RT-PCR, Miscellaneous (93795)

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)


Synonyms

Relapsing Fever

Specimen Type

See Collection Instructions

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

2-3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.3-1 mL CSF, synovial fluid or urine

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

0.3-1 mL Whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) or ACD Solution A/B (yellow-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=14 Days; Refrigerated-14 Days; Frozen=30 Days (Unacceptable for whole blood)

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood containing heparin as an anticoagulant

Test Volume Required

1 mL

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 mL


CPT Codes

87798


Revised

09-27-22