CLYME - Overview: Lyme Disease Serology, Spinal Fluid

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CLYME    
Lyme Disease Serology, Spinal Fluid

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

Aiding in the diagnosis of Lyme neuroborreliosis


This test may be used as an aid for detection of Lyme neuroborreliosis.

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CLYWBLyme Disease Ab, Immunoblot, CSFYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If Lyme disease serology is positive, then immunoblot testing will be performed at an additional charge.


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

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

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


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

Lyme Disease Serology, CSF

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

B. burgdorferi
Borrelia burgdorferi