Borrelia hermsii Antibody Panel 
Mnemonic MISC
CPT 86619 x2
Test Code 3509949
Synonyms Borrelia Hermsii Ab
Test Includes Borrelia hermsii IgG and IgM
Specimen Serum
Volume 1.0 mL
Container SST or Red Top Tube
Special Instructions  
Specimen Prep Centrifuge* For Red Top only, transfer serum to Plastic Transport Tube.
Storage Refrigerate
Transport Temp Refrigerated
Stability Rm Temp 1 week
Stability Refrig 2 weeks
Stability Frozen 1 month
Methodology IFA (Immunofluorescence)
Rejection Criteria   
Reference Value IgG: <1:64 IgM: <1:16 
Performed/TAT     Reported in 3-11 days    
Comments Use for diagnostic workup of suspected tick-borne relapsing fever.