"Have tick tested/ mail tick to lab".????...where/how?

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astroman
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   Posted 4/27/2018 10:22 AM (GMT -6)   
This quote is often stated here, as if people have already done this or know where to go. Even in "tick land" this is not necessarily the known normal. Maybe more common in the east?

We need some instruction on how to do this from those familiar with it. Most Drs would be clueless. My state run infectious disease dept does not even advertise this if they actually test ticks or not- its not even mentioned.

Girlie
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   Posted 4/27/2018 11:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Send it to Igenex

/igenex.com/product/tick-test/

There’s a form to fill out to send with the tick
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Symp started April/2013; Buhner's Lyme May 15-July24/14; Igenex pos. July 3/14
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goshawk
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   Posted 4/27/2018 12:40 PM (GMT -6)   
you can also test at : /www.tickreport.com/




Their site gives instructions and they have a 3 business day turn a round for results.

i recently used the and I was pleased with the service.

B99
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   Posted 4/29/2018 11:18 PM (GMT -6)   
We sent our specimen to UMassAmherst.
https://ag.umass.edu/services/tick-borne-disease-diagnostics
College age daughter diagnosed with Lyme, babesiosis, possible bartonella. Infected for a couple of years before being diagnosed and had advanced neurological symptoms. We used antibiotic and herbal protocols. She is done with treatment, and is now working through PTSD and adrenal fatigue.

BabsBunny
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   Posted 4/30/2018 5:32 AM (GMT -6)   
/natcaplyme.org/prevention/#tick-testing

The free one is no longer available due to massive response.
Lyme, Babesia, Bartonella. Symptoms began 5/2016, didn't start treatment until 9/2016. Slow but steady recovery.

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