Update Type: Test Code Change
Test Updated: 11/16/2022
Test Overview
Test Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Test Usage

Evaluating patients suspected of acute anaplasmosis or ehrlichiosis.

Reference Range *

Negative

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
EPCRB
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo EPCRB
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a lavender top tube. Refrigerate and send intact whole blood.

Normal Volume
1 mL EDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL EDTA whole blood
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
87798 x2, 87468, 87484
Fee Code
AA633 x2, AB062, AB063