Test Catalog

Test ID: PBORB    
Lyme Disease, Molecular Detection, PCR, Blood

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

Supporting the diagnosis of Lyme disease in conjunction with serologic testing

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

See Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions

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, B

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

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