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Test ID: ZG122

Lyme Disease PCR, CSF or Synovial Fluid

  • CPT Code: 87476
  • LOINC:
  • Specimen Type: CSF or synovial biopsies
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri; analytic time 1 day
  • Instructions: 1.0mL CSF Refrigerated. Synovial fluid accepted. Not used for blood.
  • Text: Testing of CSF by PCR in patients with suspected Lyme neuroborreliosis should be requested only on patients with positive Borrelia burgdorferi antibody in serum confirmed by Western blot assay.A negative result does not rule out Lyme disease, since inhibitory subst. may be present and assay has limited diag sensitivity in CSF. Components: Z0477 Source (Lyme); Z0478 Lyme Disease PCR; Z7052 B. burgdorferi PCR; Z7053 B. mayonii PCR; Z7054 B. garinii/B. afzelii PCR.
  • Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

 

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