Lyme Disease Antibodies IgG & IgM, CSF

Last Modified: 9/19/2018 10:36:15 AM

Specimen Requirements:

2.0 mL CSF in a Sterile Plastic Vial

Collection Instructions: If multiple fluid tests are being requested please specify order of importance
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL CSF
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 5 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated (transport)
30 days Frozen
Reference Range: No bands detected
Methodology: EIA
Clinical Significance: No interpretive criteria for Lyme disease ( Borrelia burgdorferi) immunoblot have been established for CSF. The presence of reactive antibodies in CSF may represent either compartmental antibody production or transudation of plasma antibody. Immunoblot assays may be used to confirm the presence of B. burgdorferi-specific antibodies detected in screening assays (ELISA or IFA).
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 6 days
Days Performed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 70028
Alternate Test Names: B Burgdorferi CSF; Lyme Abs on CSF; Lyme Antibody IgG, IgM (CSF); Lyme Antibodys on CSF; Lyme CSF; Lyme Disease Antibodies (IgG, IgM), IBL (CSF)
CPT Coding: 86617 x 2

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