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Test ID: PTICK    
Tick-Borne Panel, Molecular Detection, PCR, Blood

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

83266

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Conditional

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluation of the most common tick-borne diseases found in the United States, including human monocytic and granulocytic ehrlichiosis, and babesiosis

 

Evaluation of patients with a history of, or suspected, tick exposure who are presenting with fever, myalgia, headache, nausea, and other nonspecific symptoms

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
PBABBabesia microti PCR, BYesYes
EHRLEhrlichia/Anaplasma PCR, BYesYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

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

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Tick-Borne DNA Panel, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Anaplasma phagocytophilum
Babesia gibsoni
Babesia microti
Babesiosis
E. chaffeensis
Ehrlichia chaffeensis
Ehrlichia ewingii
Ehrlichia muris-like (EML)
Ehrlichia/Anaplasma
EML (Ehrlichia muris-like)
HA (Human Anaplasmosis)
HE (Human Ehrlichiosis)
HGA (Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis)
HGE (Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis)
HME (Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis)
Human Anaplasmosis (HA)
Human Ehrlichiosis (HE)
Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis (HGA)
Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis (HGE)
Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME)
Tick Borne
Tick Borne Diseases
Tick-Borne Diseases