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Lyme or Borrelia antibody screen

Category Virology
Test background

Detection of IgG antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi.

Clinical Indications

Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection.

Reference range

See report

Sample & container required RST (rust top)
Sample volume 5 mL
Turnaround time 8 days - Positive results from reference laboratory are usually available within 10-14 days

Positive samples are sent for confirmation testing.

Please review new guidance on Borrelia testing.