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Test Code LYMECM Lyme Disease Antibody, Immunoblot, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

LYWB

EPIC Test ID

LAB787

 

Reporting Name

Lyme Disease Ab, Immunoblot, S
St. Lukes Hospital Cedar Rapids Note:

 

 

Useful For

Diagnosing Lyme disease

 

IgM assay is useful for confirming stage 1 (acute) Lyme disease.

 

IgG assay is useful for confirming stage 2 and stage 3 Lyme disease.

Testing Algorithm

See Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Method Name

Immunoblot

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

Heat-inactivated specimen

Reference Values

IgG: negative

IgM: negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Saturday, Sunday; varies

CPT Code Information

86617 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LYWB Lyme Disease Ab, Immunoblot, S Unable to Verify

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
5744 IgG Immunoblot 6320-6
2992 IgG Band(s) 13502-0
23931 IgM Immunoblot 6321-4
23932 IgM Band(s) 13503-8
6241 Interpretation 12781-1

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a General Request Form (T239) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/general-request-form.pdf).