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Babesia microti

Please note that for all tick-borne disease serology tests, only one specimen is needed to complete all tests requested.

Methodology

IgG IFA

CPT Code

86753

Acceptable Specimens

1 mL of serum

Specimen Storage

Store specimen in the refrigerator (2-8ºC).

Specimen Transport

Transport specimen to the laboratory on cold pack.

Setup Days

Testing is performed on an as-needed basis.

Turn-around-time

Reports will be available within 7 days of receiving the specimen.

Reference Range

A titer of 1:256 or greater is considered reactive.

Lab Slip

Tick-borne Disease Serology (PDF: 108 Kb)

Fees