Diagnostic Test Directory

Immunology Laboratory

Lyme Western Blot - IgG & IgM

  • LIS Mnemonic: LYMWB

    Collect

    Gold (SST - Clot activator & gel)

    Volume Required

    2.0 ml

    Minimum Required

    1.0 ml

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    Must be delivered to CLS/Immunology Lab within 24 hours.

    Processing

    See Lyme Antibody Testing - IgG & IgM Panel

Days Performed

Tuesday & Friday

Reported

4 days

Reflex Testing

Not orderable by itself. Only performed if Lyme ELISA is equivocal/positive. Order Lyme ELISA first.

CPT

86617 x2

Methodology

Western Blot

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