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S52517: Lyme Disease (Borrelia spp) DNA, Ql R-T PCR, Tick [15510] Print View
Lyme Disease DNA Tick R-T PCR  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Tick 1 (1) mL   Frozen - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

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.

SPECIMEN: 1 deer tick in 70% ethanol or in wet tissue (sterile screw
cap container)
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next 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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