Preferred CSF reflex panel for workup of suspected neuroborreliosis.
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Immunoblot
New York DOH Approval Status
Transfer 6 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 2.5 mL)
Bacterially contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, or xanthochromic specimens.
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
|Borrelia burgdorferi Abs, ELISA, CSF||0.99 LIV or less|
Refer to individual components.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
|Borrelia burgdorferi Antibodies, Total by ELISA, CSF||0.99 LIV or less: Negative - Antibody to B. 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 B. burgdorferi detected.
If B. burgdorferi total antibodies by ELISA are 1.00 LIV or greater, then B. burgdorferi IgG antibody by immunoblot and IgM antibody by immunoblot will be added. Additional charges apply.
86618; if reflexed, add 86617 x2
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0099483||Borrelia burgdorferi Abs, ELISA, CSF||6318-0|
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