Tick Testing

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Fee Schedule – Each accession received will be charged a $5.00 accessioning fee, in addition to the requested testing. Please Note Accession fee is not assessed on Regulatory only submissions; however, mixed submissions would still receive an Accession Fee. Please contact the laboratory if you have any questions. Fees are subject to change without notice.

Tick Testing

Prepayment for tick services is not required

Test Name Type of Tick Specimen Required Test Days Turn Around Time (Business Days) Fee Comments
Tick Identification Only Any Tick M-F 1-2 $10.00 + $5.00 Accessioning Fee
  • Does not include PCR testing for Pathogens
  • Any specimen submitted that is not a tick may require more time to identify
Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease) Deer Tick, Human and Non-Human Host Tick M-F 3-5 $50.00 + $5.00 Accessioning Fee Includes Tick Identification
Comprehensive Tick PCR testing Panel Deer Tick, Human Host Tick M-F 3-5 $120 .00 + $5.00 Accessioning Fee The fee is determined by the species of the tick submitted, the number of pathogens that tick species carries, and the host of the tick
Deer Tick, Non-Human Host Tick M-F 3-5 $100.00 + $5.00 Accessioning Fee
Dog Tick Tick M-F 3-5 $100.00 + $5.00 Accessioning Fee
Lone Star Tick Tick M-F 3-5 $120 .00 + $5.00 Accessioning Fee
Brown Dog Tick Tick M-F 3-5 $80.00 + $5.00 Accessioning Fee
RUSH Service Any Tick M-F 2 $25.00 The fee is in addition to the associated Tick Identification and PCR Test