Lyme Disease IgG & IgM, Screen

Last Modified: 5/17/2019 2:23:15 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:
Duplicate testing on this test is not acceptable per Medicare:  Testing to only be done every 365 days
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:  
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Refrigerated
30 days Frozen

Specimen to be transported Refrigerated to PRMC within 48 hours of collection to be frozen by Immunology department to maintain specimen integrity until testing occurs. Do not transport Frozen.
Reference Range:


Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: This test will reflex and charge a Lyme Disease Western Blot IgG & IgM Confirmation when resulted equivocal or positive.
Methodology: EIA
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 7 days
Days Performed: Wednesday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: LYMS
EPIC Test Code: IMO49
Alternate Test Names: Lyme Disease IgG & IgM by EIA; Lyme Disease IgG & IgM by Elisa; Lyme Elisa IgG, IgM; Lymes
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86618 (Reflexes 86617 x 2)

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