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Test Compendium

6293: PCR, BORRELIA SPECIES DNA DETECTION

Test Code

  • 6293

Test Synonym

  • Lyme (B. burgdorferi) PCR, LYME DNA PCR, Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi), Real-time PCR

Minimum Volume

  • 0.2 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Whole Blood

Container

  • Lavender Top Tube, Yellow Top Tube, Yellow Acd-A, Yellow Acd Sol B, Sterile Container

Storage

  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 87476
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 0.5mL whole blood from a Lavender-top (EDTA) or Yellow (ACD) tube Also acceptable in a sterile container CSF or synovial fluid

Additional Information

  • Lavender-top (EDTA) tube OR yellow-top (ACD) tube Also acceptable in a sterile container CSF or synovial fluid

Specimen Stability

  • Stability - Frozen 1 Year, Refigerated 72 Hrs