Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Borrelia burgdorferi, Western Blot, CSF Order Code : FBBURG
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH. It should only be ordered to confirm a positive screening test.
Synonyms: Lyme Disease, Immunoblot
Specimen Type: CSF
Container Type: Sterile CSF container
Required Volume: 3 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 2 mL
Methodology: Qualitative Immunoblot
Standard Run Times: Varies
Turnaround Time: 2-4 days
Special Handling: Transport Temperature: Refrigerated. Specimen Stability - Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles).
CPT Codes: 86617 x 2
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB789
SHC EPIC Code: LABFBBURG
Causes For Rejection: Contaminated, heat-inactivated, or hemolyzed specimens
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Infectious Disease
Sendout Lab: ARUP Laboratories
URL: http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0055260