Tests for the bacteria that cause Lyme disease and tick-borne relapsing fever.
- General Borrelia
- Borrelia burgdorferi S.L. (Lyme disease) or Borrelia lonestari (STARI)
- Borrelia miyamotoi (tick-borne relapsing 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 strictu (Lyme disease).