Lyme Disease DNA, Qualitative

Last Modified: 11/25/2019 10:59:34 AM

Specimen Requirements: Whole Blood in a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Whole Blood
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
Rejection Criteria: Received frozen
Reference Range: Not detected
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
Clinical Significance: The diagnosis of Lyme disease is most often made by clinical examination combined with evidence of tick bite or exposure in endemic areas. Amplification of Borrelia genomic DNA from blood, fluids or tissues can support the diagnosis
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 1 to 2 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 15777
Alternate Test Names: Lyme Disease (Borrelia spp) DNA, Qualitative, Real
CPT Coding: 87801

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