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456 Lyme PCR, Blood

Test ID: PCR456

Test

Method

PCR

Specimens

Whole Blood

Clinical Utility

The Lyme Multiplex PCR-based diagnostic test forBorrelia burgdorferi, performed directly on a clinical specimen. The combination of the following three steps imparts very high specificity and sensitivity:

  • Hybridization/Selection
  • Amplification of the specific DNA (genomic and plasmid)
  • Detection of B. burgdorferi-specific amplified DNA fragments by dot-blot assay using B. burgdorferi specific probes.

Source: https://igenex.com/disease/borrelia/#drawer-5; Accessed 27-Aug-1092.

Test Location

IGeneX, CA, USA

Test Version

30-Sep-2019

Specimen

Specimens

Whole Blood

Additional Information

This test kit is provided by ICL Client Care. To order a kit, or for more information, please email info@iclabs.ca or call 416-422-3000 ext 300

Test Version

30-Sep-2019

Performance / Interpretation

Method

PCR

Turnaround Time

10 Days

Test Location

IGeneX, CA, USA

Test Version

30-Sep-2019

Interface / Setup

Test Version

30-Sep-2019