Lyme Disease - Borrelia burgdorferi
Please note that for all tick-borne disease serology tests, only one specimen is needed to complete all tests requested.
ELISA IgG/IgM Screen. Reactive and equivocal IgG/IgM ELISA’s are reflexed to individual IgG and IgM ELISA confirmatory tests with additional charges. All specimens will be tested first with the IgG/IgM screening ELISA to enable accurate result interpretation.
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- IgG/IgM Screening ELISA
- Negative for Lyme Disease by ELISA
- Positive or Equivocal:
Reflexes to separate ELISA for IgM (A) and IgG (B)
- IgM ELISA
- Positive or Equivocal ⇒ IGM Positive
- Negative ⇒ IGM Negative
- IgG ELISA
- Positive or Equivocal ⇒ IgG Positive
- Negative ⇒ IgG Negative
86618 - ELISA (up to 3)
1 mL of serum
Store specimen in the refrigerator (2-8ºC).
Transport specimen to the laboratory on cold pack.
Testing is performed on an as-needed basis.
Reports will be available within 7 days of receiving the specimen.
Lyme Organism in Ticks (PDF: 108 Kb)