PBORB - Overview: Lyme Disease, Molecular Detection, PCR, Blood

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Test ID: PBORB    
Lyme Disease, Molecular Detection, PCR, Blood

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

Confirmation of active Lyme disease

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.)

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

Yes

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

Lyme Disease PCR, B

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

Borrelia burgdorferi by PCR
Lyme Disease (PCR)
PCR
Tick-Borne Diseases
Spirochetes
Borrelia burgdorferi
Lyme Disease
Sensu lato genogroup