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Lyme Disease (Borrelia spp) DNA, Qualitative Real-Time PCR, CSF/Synovial Fluid

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CPT Code(s)**

87801
**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Reference Range(s)

Not detected

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.

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

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