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In suspect Lyme you should really attend an infectious disease unit.
The most common tests are antibody tests to search for IgG / IgM antibodies to the Lyme parasite.
The CDC guidelines on diagnostic testing are a little complex..
The current recommendation from the CDC is for a 2-step testing process.
Please get back to me if you need to.
Lunchtime here and I was out of my office at a meeting!
The samples can be drawn in your Dr's office - and immunology lab can do the testing - your own Dr will have a lab that he/she uses.
Hi I don't know thar I owe anything more and did have to go Iwaited as long as I could.
I was able to get a good Dr to listen today and he did do a blood test but not the lyme saids too costly and that the bite site and symptoms are good for now and put on doxycycline 2 x day for 28 days. and to check organ enzymes for elvated before want to do ultra sound. any way thanks again for being here sign off keeper3
Glad you got things sorted out.
For sure you do not owe any more!