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Test ID BMIYC Borrelia miyamotoi Detection PCR, Spinal Fluid

Useful For

Aids in the diagnosis of Borrelia miyamotoi infection in conjunction with clinical findings

Highlights

This assay is intended as an aid in the diagnosis of Borrelia miyamotoi infection in conjunction with clinical findings.

 

The preferred method for detecting B miyamotoi is PCR.

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Reporting Name

Borrelia miyamotoi Detection PCR, C

Specimen Type

CSF


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Report Available

Same day/1 to 4 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

87478

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BMIYC Borrelia miyamotoi Detection PCR, C 82476-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
64969 B. miyamotoi PCR, C 82476-3

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Testing Algorithm

See Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.