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15564: Lyme Disease (Borrelia spp) DNA Qual Real-Time PCR, Synovial Fluid/CSF Print View
Source      
Lyme Disease DNA RT-PCR  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Fluid Synovial 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  CSF 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  

The diagnosis of Lyme disease is most often made by clinical examination combined with evidence of tick bite or exposure in endemic areas. Amplification of Borrelia genomic DNA from blood, fluids or tissues can support the diagnosis.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87801

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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