Lyme Disease PCR-Mayo

Test ID: ZH206

Component(s): Z5123 Lyme (B. burgdorferi) PCR LOINC: 4991-6

CPT code: 87476
Specimen Type: Lav(EDTA) OR Yel(ACD)
Frequency: 4 – 5 days
Instructions: 0.5 mL Whole Blood from Lav(EDTA) OR Yel(ACD), Ambient. Min 0.2 mL.
Text: Used as an aid to the diagnosis of infections caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease in the United States. It is not intended to be used for testing patients suspected of acquiring Lyme disease outside of the US.
Methodology: Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

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