Lyme Disease

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Também chamado: Lyme antibodies detection; Lyme antibodies IgM/IgG by Western blot; Lyme disease by PCR
Nome formal: Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies, IgM/IgG; Borrelia burgdorferi DNA detection by PCR

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Por que fazer este exame?

To see if you have been exposed to the bacterium that causes Lyme disease

Quando fazer este exame?

When you show symptoms of Lyme disease, especially when you live in or have recently visited the northeastern or western United States and suspect that you have been bitten by a tick

Amostra:

A blood sample drawn from a vein in the arm; sometimes a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) sample or sample of joint fluid (synovial fluid)

É necessária alguma preparação?

None