VIDAS® Lyme panel

  • VIDAS® Lyme panel

Differential diagnosis of Lyme Borreliosis

The combined use of the automated VIDAS® Lyme IgM and VIDAS® Lyme IgG assays will help you provide patients with reliable, differential diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis in just 27 minutes

  • Clear-cut results
  • High specificity and sensitivity
  • Specific detection of IgG antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (sl) and in cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF) samples, to aid in the diagnosis of Neuroborreliosis*


OVERVIEW

Transmitted through the bite of infected ticks, Lyme Borreliosis is the most common and rapidly spreading tick-borne disease in the world. However many of the symptoms can also occur with other diseases. VIDAS® Lyme IgM and VIDAS® Lyme IgG allow accurate, rapid, differential diagnosis to avoid misdiagnosis and help prevent progression of the disease towards severe and disabling neurological, cutaneous or articular manifestations.

Clear-cut serological profile

  • Separate IgG and IgM results to facilitate classification of Lyme Borreliosis as early or late/chronic, active or immune
  • Helps ensure patients receive rapid, optimized treatment depending on their stage of infection
  • Easy result interpretation:

  • No equivocal zone for VIDAS Lyme IgG results
  • Avoids unnecessary patient anxiety and limits additional testing

High specificity and sensitivity*

  • The tests use innovative recombinant chimeric proteins* (VlsE, DbpA, OspC), allowing detection of all main pathogenic Borrelia strains
  • Less rework and confirmatory tests
  • Low level of cross-reaction with syphilis and other infectious diseases*
  • Only patients with Lyme Borreliosis are treated


Cost-effectiveness and streamlined workflow

VIDAS® Lyme IgM and VIDAS® Lyme IgG are performed on the VIDAS® automated immunoanalyzers, appreciated worldwide for their simplicity, flexibility and accuracy.

Key benefits:

  • Ease-of-use
  • Rapid results: only 27 minutes
  • Protocol compatibility between both tests
  • Single-dose format
  • Calibration only once every 28 days

TECHNICAL DETAILS

 

VIDAS® Lyme IgM

VIDAS® Lyme IgG

Reference

30 319*

30320*

Test / kit

60

60

Time to result

27 minutes

27 minutes

Sample type

Plasma ,  serum

Plasma , serum, CSF*

Sample volume

100 µl

100 µl

Calibration frequency

Every 28 days

Every 28 days

*for references outside US and Canada only

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