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Ehrlichia/Anaplasma PCR (blood)
Lab code: MEHRL
 
Test Synonyms:
Ehrlichia/Anaplasma PCR (blood)
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Chemistry (Sendouts)
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
10 ml Lavender
Result Time:
3-7 days   Cost: $$$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
This test can detect and differentiate among Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichiosis chaffeensis, Ehrlichia muris-like organisms, and Ehrlichia ewingii/canis. This test cannot distinguish between Ehrlichia ewingii and Ehrlichia canis. Please see the Mayo lab handbook for additional detail.
Additional Resources:
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