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.
Specimen Type: CSF
Container Type: Sterile Container
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: Western Blot
Standard Run Times: Varies
Turnaround Time: 5-7 days
Special Handling: Transport refrigerated. If transport is greater than 2 days, transport frozen.
CPT Codes: 86617 x 2
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB789
SHC EPIC Code: LABFBBURG
Causes For Rejection: Excessively hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens. Gross bacterial contamination.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Infectious Disease
Sendout Lab: Focus Diagnostics
URL: http://www.focusdx.com/focus/1-reference_laboratory/search_frame.asp?searchOptionScope=2&S1=1&S2=1&test=&sp=6034&Keyword=6034#an_6034