Preferred panel for diagnosing possible tick-borne disease (ie, Anaplasmosis, Ehrlichiosis, or Babesiosis) during the acute phase of the disease.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Lavender (EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA).
Transport 1 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.6 mL)
Serum, plasma, and heparinized specimens.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week
|Yes (2008665)||Babesia Species by PCR||Refer to report|
|Yes (2007862)||Ehrlichia and Anaplasma Species by PCR||Refer to report|
Refer to individual components.
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
|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||88233-2|
|2008668||Babesia microti by PCR||21089-8|