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Haley
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I had a Babesia panel done at Fry labs as my LLMD requested this. When I got the results back it didn't seem that they tested for the west coast strain of Babesia. They did do a PCR. Does a PCR include all strains?

I asked my doctor and she didn't really seem sure. I'm not sure why she ordered this from Fry.

Any thoughts?

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lymebytes
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I think at Fry you have to request Babesia Duncani testing separately, I know it is either Fry and/or Clongen has a Bab's panel, but Duncani must be requested on its own.

Hopefully someone else can shed more light on this.

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Yes, I had. You can call the lab frylabs.com
and use the lab number.

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Thanks Karen. I'll call them. Did you get a positive Babs test and were you tested for both Microti and Duncani (sp)? Also, I had the smear done. If you had that done what came up on the smear?

I spent $800 on tests and I don't think I got what I needed. I'm hoping that Fry's doesn't say ask your doctor because my doctor doesn't seem to know.

Thanks for the tips.

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