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Test ID LYME Lyme Disease Serology, Serum

Useful For

Diagnosis of Lyme disease

 

This test should not be used as a screening procedure for the general population.

 

This test should not be used for treatment monitoring.

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reporting Name

Lyme Disease Serology, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Supplies: Sarstedt 5 mL Aliquot Tube (T914)

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Information: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 10 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86618

86617 x 2-Lyme disease confirmation (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LYME Lyme Disease Serology, S 20449-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
LYME Lyme Disease Serology, S 20449-5

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
LYWB Lyme Disease Ab, Immunoblot, S Yes No

Testing Algorithm

If Lyme disease serology is positive or equivocal, then Lyme disease antibody confirmation (by Western blot) will be performed at an additional charge.

Report Available

1 to 4 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-General Request (T239)

-Infectious Disease Serology Test Request (T916)