Preferred panel for diagnosing possible tick-borne disease (ie, Anaplasmosis, Ehrlichiosis, or Babesiosis) during the acute phase of the disease.
- Patient Preparation
- Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).
- Specimen Preparation
- Transport 1 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.6 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Heparinized specimens.
- Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week
|Available Separately||Components||Reference Interval|
|Yes (2008665)||Babesia Species by PCR||Refer to report|
|Yes (2007862)||Ehrlichia and Anaplasma Species by Real-Time PCR||Refer to report|
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2007863||Anaplasma phagocytophilum by PCR||30039-2|
|2007865||Ehrlichia chaffeensis by PCR||27994-3|
|2007867||Ehrlichia ewingii/canis by PCR||48865-0|
|2007869||Ehrlichia muris-like by PCR||48866-8|
|2008666||Babesia species by PCR||42641-1|
|2008668||Babesia microti by PCR||47396-7|