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borrelia antibodies, IgG, IgM

Name borrelia antibodies, IgG, IgM
Specimen requirements 1 ml of serum
1 ml of joint aspirate
Clinical utility suspicions of Lyme disease
Methodology CLIA (chemiluminescence immunoassay), IB (immunoblot)
Reference ranges IgG: < 10.0 AU/ml
IgM: < 18.0 AU/ml
See findings report
Diagnostic recommendation Antibodies may still be detected many months after infection has healed.