Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies

Which test do we use?

ELFA IgG
ELFA IgM

Sampling instructions

For 1 or 2 serological analyses: at least 1 ml serum
For 3 to 5 serological analyses: at least 2 ml serum

Storage conditions

The serum can be sent at room temperature, but the duration of transportation must be reduced as much as possible (avoid weekends or holidays).

Important advice

For confirmation test, diagnosis rule 79 applies. A line immunoassay (LIA) can only be performed as confirmation if the ELFA screening is positive.

Frequence

Once per week (screening)

Reference values

IgG: <0.20
IgM: <0.20

Delivery time of the result

On average: 3 days

Accredited

yes

RIZIV-code

552134 / 552145

Loinc-code

IgG: 22128-3

IgM: 22135-8

Laatste wijziging op: 13/01/2023