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Line blot analysis and interpretations for IgG- and IgM-specific antibodies
This test is intended as the second step in testing serum samples found to have been equivocal or positive using an ELISA or IFA test as the first step to provide supportive evidence of infection with B burgdorferi. For CSF, order test 160457.
1 - 5 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube or serum transfer tube
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination
Detect antibodies specific for B burgdorferi. This test is intended as the second step in testing serum samples found to have been equivocal or positive using an ELISA or IFA test as the first step to provide supportive evidence of infection with B burgdorferi.
Provides both IgM and IgG Line blot results. Increased specificity reduces cross-reactivity from other spirochetes. Detect and analyze antibodies against specific B burgdorferi proteins. The sensitivity of a Line blot assay by itself is not sufficient to assess Lyme infection adequately. Both EIA and Line blot tests should be performed.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163635||IgG P93 Ab.||9597-6|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163605||IgG P66 Ab.||9596-8|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163623||IgG P58 Ab.||9595-0|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163641||IgG P45 Ab.||9594-3|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163607||IgG P41 Ab.||9593-5|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163598||IgG P39 Ab.||9592-7|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163633||IgG P30 Ab.||9591-9|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163636||IgG P28 Ab.||9590-1|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163642||IgG P23 Ab.||9589-3|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163627||IgG P18 Ab.||9588-5|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163640||Lyme IgG Line Blot Interp.||13502-0|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163616||IgM P41 Ab.||9587-7|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163599||IgM P39 Ab.||9599-2|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163638||IgM P23 Ab.||9598-4|
|163600||Lyme, Line Blot, Serum||13503-8||163639||Lyme IgM Line Blot Interp.||13503-8|
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