Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease) Reflexive Panel (CSF)
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Ordering Recommendation
Preferred CSF reflex panel for workup of suspected neuroborreliosis.
Mnemonic
LYMECSFR
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Western Blot
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 6 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 2.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Test Number Components Reference Interval
0099483Borrelia burgdorferi Antibodies, Total by ELISA, CSF 0.99 LIV or less: Negative -​ Antibody to Borrelia burgdorferi not detected.
1.00-​1.20 LIV: Equivocal -​ Repeat testing in 10-​14 days may be helpful.
1.21 LIV or greater: Positive -​ Probable presence of antibody to Borrelia burgdorferi detected.
0055259Borrelia burgdorferi Antibody, IgG by Western Blot (CSF) Effective August 15, 2011

Negative
0055258Borrelia burgdorferi Antibody, IgM by Western Blot (CSF) Effective August 15, 2011

Negative
Interpretive Data
Refer to individual components.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
If B. burgdorferi total antibodies by ELISA are 1.00 LIV or greater, then B. burgdorferi IgG antibody by Western Blot and IgM antibody by Western blot will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
86618; if reflexed, add 86617 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0099483Borrelia burgdorferi Abs, ELISA, CSF
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • Lyme Disease CSF Abs Reflex Panel