Imperial Collage Healthcare

Lyme IgM or Borrelia antibody screen


Lab Code : LYT


Test Background
Detection of IgM antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi.


Clinical Indications
Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection.


Reference Range
See report


Sample Required
RST (rust top)


Sample Volume
5 mL


Turnaround Time
8 days Positive results from the Public Health England are usually available within 10-14 days


Notes
Positive Samples are sent to the Public Health England reference laboratory at Porton Down, Salisbury. Please review new guidance on Borrelia testing.


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