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6646: Lyme Disease Antibody with Reflex to Blot (IgG,IgM) Print View
Lyme Antibody Screen IA  < .90   

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.7) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted by ticks. A screening test with high sensitivity is used as the first step in the CDC recommended algorithm. Immunoblot testing qualitatively examines, with high specificity, antibodies in a patient's specimen. Immunoblot testing is appropriate for confirming a detected screening result.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86618

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.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic; grossly icteric Transport Temperature: Room temperature If Lyme Antibody Screen is Equivocal or Positive, then Lyme Disease Antibodies (IgG, IgM) by Immunoblot will be performed at an additional charge (CPT codes: 86617 (x2)).






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