Tick Identification with Reflex to Borrelia Species by PCR (Lyme Disease) TICFLX
|Method(s)||Qualitative Microscopy/Qualitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction|
Full intact tick, dead
Transport tick room temperature in 70% ethanol in an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 tick) Also acceptable: Refrigerated.
Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable
|CPTCode||87168; IF REFLEXED, ADD 87801|