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Borrelia burgdorferi C6 Peptide Antibodies, Total by ELISA with Reflex to IgG and IgM by Immunoblot
0051043
Ordering Recommendation

Preferred reflex test to detect Lyme disease in individuals with ≤4 weeks of clinical symptoms or exposure to tick. Positive/equivocal screen confirmed by immunoblot.

Mnemonic
C6 ACUTE R
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Immunoblot
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-9 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
Serum separator tube. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
CSF. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year 
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0051044Borrelia burgdorferi C6 Peptide Antibodies, Total by ELISA0.90 LI or less:  Negative - C6 peptide antibody to B. burgdorferi not detected.
0.91 - 1.09 LI:  Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.10 LI or greater: Positive - C6 peptide antibody to B. burgdorferi detected.
0050255Borrelia burgdorferi Antibody, IgG by ImmunoblotEffective August 15, 2011

Negative
0050253Borrelia burgdorferi Antibody, IgM by ImmunoblotEffective August 15, 2011

Negative

Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Note
If C6 Peptide by ELISA is 0.91 LI or greater, then IgG and IgM Immunoblot will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
86618; if positive add; 86617 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0051044Borrelia burgdorferi C6 Pep Abs, ELISA38173-1
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Aliases
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lyme Disease C6 Peptide Ab Reflex Panel
  • Lyme Disease C6 Peptide Ab, ELISA reflex to WB
  • VlsE Lipoprotein