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*


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

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Saturday

Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code


MiChart Code




Laboratory Reference

Mayo EHRL (84319)

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

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


Lavender Top Tube

Normal Volume

1 mL EDTA whole blood

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL EDTA whole blood

Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing Information

Fee Codes

CPT Code

87798 x4

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