If you have a tick or ticks that you would like to submit for testing, please follow these steps.

 

1) Safely remove the tick(s).

  • Click here for instructions on how to safely remove your tick.

2) Place tick(s) in a resealable bag or plastic container with a firmly closing lid.

3) Select the test(s) you wish to have performed on your tick(s).

6) Proceed through the checkout process.

7) Upon completion, you will receive an email confirming your submission details. Please print this email, and include a paper copy of it alongside your tick(s) in a sealed envelope.

8) Mail the envelope containing the submission form and your tick(s) to:

 

Geneticks Canada

P. O. Box 114

Pefferlaw, ON

L0E 1N0

 

  • Borrelia

    Simple Borrelia Panel

    Test for the presence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in your submitted tick(s). Detects the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.

  • Borrelia

    Full Borrelia Panel

    Test for the presence of any species of Borrelia in your submitted tick(s). Detects the bacteria that cause Lyme disease and tick–borne relapsing fever.

  • Coinfection

    Borrelia and Anaplasma

    Test for the presence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum as well as any species of Borrelia in your submitted tick(s). Detects the bacteria that cause human granulocytic anaplasmosis, Lyme disease and tick–borne relapsing fever.

  • Add-on Panels

    Coinfection add-on 1

    Add-on panel to include testing for Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia microti, and Bartonella species.

  • Add-on Panels

    Coinfection add-on 2

    Add-on panel to include testing for babesia microti and bartonella species.

  • Add-on Panels

    Coinfection 1

    Test for the presence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia microtiBartonella spp., and any species of Borrelia in your submitted tick(s). Detects the bacteria that cause human granulocytic anaplasmosis, bartonellosis, Lyme disease, tick–borne relapsing fever, and the protozoa that causes babesiosis.

 

 

If you have a question about submitting a tick, require expedited testing, or would like to inquire about testing for additional pathogens, please contact us though our Contact form.