Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies

Which test do we use?

ELISA IgG
ELISA 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 ELISA screening is positive.

Frequence

Once per week (screening)

Reference values

IgG: n
IgM: <1.0

How soon can you expect results?

Depends on the total number of requested analyses. See ‘How frequently do we perform this analysis’.

Accredited

yes

RIZIV-code

552134 / 552145

Laatste wijziging op: 06/09/2019