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 Lyme Rapid Antibody
Test Code: VLYAB
Synonyms/Keywords
Borrelia burgdorferi, lyme, lyme screen, tick screen
Species
Canine
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Serum ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​Serum Separator (SST) ​0.5 mL ​100 uL
​Plasma ​Lithium of Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​0.5 mL ​100 uL
​Whole Blood ​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) ​0.5 mL ​200 uL
Collection Processing Instructions

Label tube with animal’s name.

Avoid hemolysis.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​Refrigerate ​1 week
​Plasma ​Refrigerate ​1 week
​Whole Blood ​Refrigerate ​1 day
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Cleveland ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay
​Marshfield ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay
​Milwaukee ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay
​Minneapolis ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay
Marshfield Center Laboratory Section
Reference Intervals
Performing Location Reference Intervals
​All sites ​Normal result is Negative
Synonyms/Keywords
Borrelia burgdorferi, lyme, lyme screen, tick screen
Species
Canine
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Serum ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​Serum Separator (SST) ​0.5 mL ​100 uL
​Plasma ​Lithium of Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​0.5 mL ​100 uL
​Whole Blood ​EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) ​0.5 mL ​200 uL
Collection Processing Instructions

Label tube with animal’s name.

Avoid hemolysis.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​Refrigerate ​1 week
​Plasma ​Refrigerate ​1 week
​Whole Blood ​Refrigerate ​1 day
Reference Intervals
Performing Location Reference Intervals
​All sites ​Normal result is Negative
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Cleveland ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay
​Marshfield ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay
​Milwaukee ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay
​Minneapolis ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Rapid Enzyme Immunoassay
Laboratory Section
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.