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Test Compendium

5079: LYME AB, TOTAL (IGG/IGM)

Test Code

  • 5079

Test Synonym

  • Lyme Total without reflex

Volume

  • 0.2 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.1 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Plain Red Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 2 days

Special Instructions

  • 1 SST

Specimen Stability

  • Serum: 7 days at 2-8°C, 6 months at -20°C. Freeze only once.

Reference Range

  • Fasting Sex Message Lines Ref Ranges Unit of Measure
    Negative ............. <0.90 Equivocal ............. 0.90-1.09 Positive ............. >1.10 False positive results can occur with serum from patients with other Borrelia species infections, Treponema pallidum or other spirochetal infec- tions, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, autoimmune diseases, EBV and CMV. Equivocal and Positive results should be followed by supplemental Western Blot testing. <0.90 OD Ratio