Lyme Disease Testing

Lyme Disease Testing is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Rationale
To detect antibodies to the organism that causes Lyme disease.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Enzyme immunoassay [EIA]) Less than 0.91 index; positives are confirmed by blot analysis (immunoblot). The criterion for interpretation of a positive immunoblot test requires the identification of at least five specific bands.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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