Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Borrelia (Lyme Disease) Anitbody, Serum
Soft Order Code
BORSC

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Synonyms

BORSC
Index, Lyme disease
Antibody, Borrelia
Antibody, Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease Antibody
Borrelia burgdorferi Antibody
Borrelia Screen (Lyme Dis)
Lyme Disease Index
BORR
BORRELIA ANTIBODY (LYME DIS)
Tick Borne Disease

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Test Usage

For detection of IgG and IgM antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi. If clinical symptoms are present, a positive test result supports the diagnosis of Lyme Disease.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in an SST (preferred) or red top tube.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in an SST (preferred) or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Red Top Tube
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86618
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
20449-5

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.