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Lab Test Dictionary

Lyme Disease Antibodies (IgG, IgM), Immunoblot (8593)

Methodology

Immunoblot (IB)


Synonyms

Borrelia burgdorferi

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Sunday-Thursday

Standard TAT

1-3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Grossly lipemic

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

86617 (x2)


Revised

09-27-22