Lyme Disease

$50.00

Test for the bacteria that cause Lyme disease and tick-borne relapsing fever.

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.

Description

Tests for the bacteria that cause Lyme disease and tick-borne relapsing fever.

  • General Borrelia species
  • Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto (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 stricto (Lyme disease).