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Test Compendium

6437: C6 B. BURGDORFERI (LYME) w/Reflex to Western Blot

Test Code

  • 6437

Test Synonym

  • C6 Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease), Borrelia burgdorferi C6 Peptide

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

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

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 6 days

CPT Codes

  • 86618
    *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

  • 1.0 mL serum from an SST or Red Top Tube

Additional Information

  • SST or Red Top tube. Equivocal and Positive results reflex to Western Blot for confirmation

Specimen Stability

  • Refrigerated 10 days, stable frozen