Test for all 14 pathogens Geneticks can detect.


Expedited testing guarantees that your results will be returned to you within 48 hours of receiving your tick at our laboratory. This period applies to business days (Mon - Fri) only.


Comprehensively tests for 14 pathogens found in Canadian ticks.

  • General Borrelia species
  • Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto (Lyme disease) or Borrelia lonestari (STARI)
  • Borrelia miyamotoi (tick-borne relapsing fever)
  • Anaplasma phagocytophilum (human granulocytic anaplasmosis)
  • Babesia microti (babesiosis)
  • Babesia duncani (babesiosis)
  • Bartonella spp. (bartonellosis)
  • Ehrlichia chaffeensis (ehrlichiosis)
  • Ehrlichia ewingii (ehrlichiosis)
  • Ehrlichia canis (ehrlichiosis)
  • Ehrlichia muris eauclairensis (ehrlichiosis)
  • Coxiella burnetti (Q-fever)
  • Francisella tularensis (tularemia)
  • Rickettsia rickettsii (Rocky Mountain spotted fever)

Tick identification will be done upon receiving your tick at our laboratory. If the tick is an Amblyomma species, it will be tested for Borrelia lonestari (STARI). All other species of ticks will be tested for Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto (Lyme disease).