Blood sample (serum)
Gold top clotted (5ml)
Take samples for testing 4-6 weeks after symptom onset – not earlier as there is then a higher risk of false negative results
Please provide the following information. Please note: failure to provide information will result in sample not being tested
Diagnosis of Lyme disease ( Borrelia burgdorferi infection).
Positive samples referred to Reference laboratory for further testing
(Key words: Lymes)
Specimen Labelling Procedure