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  Lyme Disease Serology Specimen Type:
   

Blood


MICROBIOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 7 mL SST
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 1.0 mL serum
Absolute minimum amount: 0.5 mL serum
Method of collection: Peripheral blood draw.
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: All containers must be labeled with patient name and medical record number.
Request test on form: Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s): Serology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Friday
Must be in by: 0700 - Friday
Routine turn around time: 7 days
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology : Room 2-109
Deliver the specimen to : NA : NA
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Enzyme Immunoassay
Special Instructions: ELISA serology performed in-house, Western Blot available when warranted with approval by the Microbiology Laboratory director. Justification required for Western Blot serology.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: LYME
CyberLAB code: 5165
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A