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Test Name

Lyme Disease Ab with Reflex to Blot (IgG, IgM)

CPT Code(s)

86618

Includes

If Lyme Disease Antibody Screen is Equivocal or Positive, Lyme Disease Antibodies (IgG, IgM), Immunoblot will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86617 x2).

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA) • Reflex: Immunoblot (IB)

Reference Range(s)

≤0.90 Negative
0.91-1.09 Equivocal
≥1.10 Positive

Clinical Significance

Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted by ticks. EIA is the screening test with high sensitivity for antibody detection. Immunoblot testing qualitatively examines with high specificity antibodies in a patient's specimen. Immunoblot testing is appropriate for confirming a detected EIA test result.

Alternative Name(s)

Borrelia burgdorferi

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

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Lyme Disease Ab with Reflex to Blot (IgG, IgM)
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