LYWB - Overview: Lyme Disease Antibody, Immunoblot, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: LYWB    
Lyme Disease Antibody, Immunoblot, Serum

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

Diagnosing Lyme disease


IgM assay is useful for confirming stage 1 (acute) Lyme disease.


IgG assay is useful for confirming stage 2 and stage 3 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


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 Ab, Immunoblot, S

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

Lyme Disease Antibody, Western Blot Assay, Serum
Western Blot, Lyme Disease
Western Blot Assay
Lyme Western Blot
Lyme Disease Antibody, ImmunoBlot Assay, Serum
Lyme ImmunoBlot
ImmunoBlot Assay, Lyme Disease