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Lyme (Borrelia burgdorferi) Antibody, Total by ELISA (CSF)

Mnemonic:    [CSF LYM AB]
Name:    Lyme (Borrelia burgdorferi) Antibody, Total by ELISA (CSF)
Specimen:    6 mL CSF transferred to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube.
Minimum Spec:    2.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2007335
  Method:    Semi-Quant. Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Note:    Acute and convalescent samples must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute samples.

If this test is positive, immunoblot confirmation will be performed at an additional charge.