Borrelia burgdorferi C6 Peptide Antibodies, Total by ELISA with Reflex to IgG by Immunoblot
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.
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Immunoblot
Serum separator tube.
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL)
CSF. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year
|0051044||Borrelia burgdorferi C6 Peptide Antibodies, Total by ELISA||0.90 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.
|0050255||Borrelia burgdorferi Antibody, IgG by Immunoblot||Effective August 15, 2011
Refer to report
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If C6 Peptide by ELISA is 0.91 LI or greater, then IgG Immunoblot will be added. Additional charges apply.
86618; if reflexed, add 86617
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|0051044||Borrelia burgdorferi C6 Pep Abs, ELISA||38173-1|
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