Test Catalog

Test ID: PBORR    
Lyme Disease, Molecular Detection, PCR, Varies

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Supporting the diagnosis of Lyme disease in conjunction with serologic testing

 

Specific indications including testing skin biopsies when a rash lesion is not characteristic of erythema migrans, and testing synovial fluid or synovium to support the diagnosis of Lyme arthritis

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm

-Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Algorithm

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Lyme Disease PCR

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Borrelia burgdorferi by PCR
Lyme Disease (PCR)
Lyme Disease, CSF
PCR
Tick-Borne Diseases
Spirochetes
Lyme Disease
Sensu lato group
Borrelia garinii
Borrelia afzelii
Borrelia mayonii
Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato genogroup