Testing Options

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Testing Options Available

Tick Identification ONLY
$10.00 identification + $5.00 accessioning fee = $15.00
(Note: Tick ID is included with the PCR test selections below.) 

Lyme Disease (testing for Borrelia Burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease)
$50.00 PCR test + $5.00 accessioning fee = $55.00

(Note: if the submitted tick species has not been shown to transmit the bacteria, then only the Tick identification will be charged and reported.)

Comprehensive Diagnostic PCR panel. ( $85.00 - $125.00 )

  • Test for all available pathogens for the species of tick submitted and host
  • Includes Tick Identification
  •  Includes a measurement of engorgement

Pathogens tested for in the Comprehensive panel:

  • Deer Tick: (Human Host)- Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia microti, Borrelia miyamotoi
    $120.00 PCR test + $5.00 accessioning fee = $125.00
  • Deer Tick: (Non-Human Host)- Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Borrelia miyamotoi 
    $100.00 PCR test + $5.00 accessioning fee = $105.00
  • Dog Tick: Francisella tularensis, Rickettsia rickettsii, Ehrlichia species
    $100.00 PCR test + $5.00 accessioning fee = $105.00

  • Lone Star Tick: Francisella tularensis, Ehrlichia species, Borrelia lonestari
    $120.00 PCR test + $5.00 accessioning fee = $125.00
  • Brown Dog Tick: Rickettsia rickettsii, Ehrlichia species
    $80.00 PCR test + $5.00 accessioning fee = $85.00

RUSH Service ( $25.00 )
Results are available in two business days if the tick is received prior to 2 pm.     

Please note:  Prepayment is not required. An invoice will be mailed the month following your submission, a payment by credit card online or by check through the mail can then be made.  Or, if you prefer, please call our office (860-486-3738) to make a credit card payment over the phone once you receive your report.