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Test ID EHRL Ehrlichia/Anaplasma, Molecular Detection, PCR, Blood

Useful For

Evaluating patients suspected of acute anaplasmosis or ehrlichiosis

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Reporting Name

Ehrlichia/Anaplasma PCR, B

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Varies

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

87798 x 4

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
EHRL Ehrlichia/Anaplasma PCR, B 87548-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
84319 Anaplasma phagocytophilum 87558-3
23663 Ehrlichia chaffeensis 87559-1
23664 Ehrlichia ewingii/canis 87560-9
32010 Ehrlichia muris eauclairensis 87561-7

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 U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

For all ordering locations except for Eau Claire.

 

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