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Genesis Medical Diagnostics

Lyme Disease Test

Lyme Disease Test

Regular price $78.30 USD
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This test screens for Lyme disease, a bacterial infection caused by the bite of an infected tick that carries the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. A characteristic “bulls-eye” rash greater than the size of a quarter appears in only 70% of people that are infected with Lyme disease.

Lyme season typically begins in April and goes through November, although ticks carrying Lyme disease may be present year-round. Lyme is regularly found, and more prevalent in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, and Northern California.

Campers, hikers, and people who work in gardens and other leafy outdoor venues are at the greatest risk for tick bites. If you live in or have traveled to a state that Lyme disease is endemic your risk may be greater In most cases, for Lyme disease to be transmitted the tick must be attached for 36 to 48 hours.

This test may be appropriate for you if:

  • You have been in an endemic area (listed above)
  • Been in outdoor areas where ticks live (e.g. woods)
  • Are experiencing symptoms (e.g. rash, Fever, chills, headache, fatigue, muscle and joint aches, and swollen lymph nodes
You will receive your order confirmation via email which you take into a Quest Blood Lab so there is nothing to ship! Once your results are ready you will get an email with your lab results.
  •  FDA approved
  •  Test Same Day At Quest
  •  100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  •  No Fasting required
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