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Borrelia Species by PCR (Lyme Disease), Tick
2006297
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
LYME TICK
Methodology
Qualitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Deer tick 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer one deer tick in 70 percent ethanol or in wet tissue to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
By Report
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2006298Borrelia spp DNA Detection, RT-PCR, Tick42236-0
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Aliases

Performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.