Test Overview
Test Methodology

Macroscopic Exam

Test Usage

Identification of pathogenic organism.

Reference Range *

No pathogenic tick or arthropod detected.

Test Limitations

Organisms may be identified to genus level only.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

8 - 24 hours

Soft Order Code
TICK
MiChart Code
Tick-Borne Ab Panel S (Sendout)
Synonyms
  • TICK
  • Arthropod Exam
  • Ectoparasite
  • Ectoparasite Exam
  • Mite Exam
  • Mites
  • Tick Exam
  • Ticks
Laboratory
Microbiology
Section
Microbiology
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Place organism in container.

Additional Information

If Borrelia burgdorferi is requested, the tick must be Ixodes species. Submit the specimen to the Microbiology Laboratory.

Billing
CPT Code
87168
Fee Code
32377
NY State Approved
No