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Tick-Borne Disease Panel by PCR, Blood

Order Name TICK PCR
Test Number: 3622103
Revision Date 09/08/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Anaplasma phagocytophilum by PCR
Qualitative PCR 30039-2 
Ehrlichia chaffeensis by PCR
Qualitative PCR 27994-3 
Ehrlichia ewingii/canis by PCR
Qualitative PCR 48865-0 
Ehrlichia muris-like by PCR
Qualitative PCR 48866-8 
Babesia species by PCR
Qualitative PCR 42641-1 
Babesia microti by PCR
Qualitative PCR 47396-7 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.6 mL) Whole Blood EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Instructions Stability: Room Temperature 24 hours, Refrigerated 1 week, Frozen 1 week
Unacceptable: Serum, Plasma and Heparinzed specimens.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Sun-Sat 
Expected TAT 2-6 Days  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 2008670
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) CPT Code change from 87798x6 to 87798x2
Lab Section Reference Lab