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treepatrol
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What labs still test for ticks????

Friend just got bitten and tick is alive yet also only overnight attachment BUT I can see a ring forming around the bite its still small bite area small dark area then tiny clearing then small red circle. I would like a lab that still test ticks for diseases and Iam trying to convice her to deffinatley get treatment. But this is not her first bite but is first bullseye though very tiny yet.

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Found some.

Analytical Services, Inc.
Williston, VT
800-723-4432, www.analyticalservices.com
PCR: $75, dead or alive. Ziplock bag, no tape, overnight it. Turn-around time: 2 weeks.

Connecticut Pathologies Laboratories, Inc.
Willimantic, CT
860-423-2775
PCR test: $49, dead or alive, Lyme Disease only. Turn-around time: 1 week.

IgeneX, Inc.
Palo Alto, CA
800-832-3200, www.igenex.com
PCR test: $55, dead or alive. Can test for 5 things @ $55/test. MY choice
Turn-around time: 10 to 12 business days; ziplock bag.

Medical Diagnostic Laboratories
Mt. Laurel, NJ
877-269-0090
PCR test: $155 plus doctor's prescription; dead or alive

New Jersey Division of Health and Senior Services
Division of Public Health and Environmental Laboratories
Trenton, NJ
609-292-5819
$25 for Lyme disease test; $35 for both Lyme disease and rocky mountain spotted fever. (Check for new pricing.) Live ticks only. Send in film container or other hard container with moist cotton ball. No baggies.

New Jersey Laboratories
New Brunswick, NJ
732-249-0148, 877-TICK-TEST
Culture: $60, freshly dead or alive with no chemicals used to remove tick, Lyme Disease
PCR: $175, dead or alive


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THe one at Igenex...is that 55$ for each test meaning 55 for lyme, 55 for erlichea, 55 for babesia etc? or 55 per tick test.
THanks
Patti

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IGeneX offers 5 tests, each costing $55, and their tick test form is here: http://www.igenex.com/ticktest.htm

Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) $55.00
Babesiosis (Babesia) $55.00
WA-1 (Northern California) $55.00
Ehrlichiosis (Ehrlichia) $55.00
Bartonella henselae $55.00

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