Item Value
Test name Borrelia burgdorferi, infected tick
Available Stat? No
Performed by Sonoma Public Health Laboratory
Normal range Negative
Container type See collection instructions
Collection Instructions The tick recovered from the bitten patient should be wrapped in moist gauze or paper towel and sealed in a plastic bag or lidded jar so that it cannot dry out (drying destroys the antigens). The tick is mailed in a container approved for biological materials to: Sonoma Public Health Laboratory, 3313 Chanate Road, Rm. 214, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 707-565-4711.
Sample type Tick

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667