Tick Testing
In Lyme disease concurrent infections frequently occur. The clinical and pathological impact of co-infections was first recognized in the 1990th. Their pathological synergism can exacerbate Lyme disease or induce similar disease manifestations. Co-infecting agents can be transmitted together with Borrelia burgdorferi by tick bite resulting in multiple infections but a fraction of co-infections occur independently of tick bite.
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Tick borne Disease-Related Testing
Chlamydias IgG & IgA immunoblot (SeroCHLAM)
Chlamydias IgG & IgA immunoblot (SeroCHLAM) Chlamydia pneumoniae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Chlamydia psittaci
SeroCHLAM: Request Form from EU
SeroCHLAM: Request Form from USA
SERUM-BASED TESTS : Sample required: 2 ml serum. Stable for 24 hours at ambient temperature, for one week at 4°C. For longer periods, centrifuge, aliquot & freeze. IMMUNOBLOTS (WESTERN BLOTS) WITH DIAGRAM
Borrelia IgG & IgM immunoblot (SeroBORREL)
Borrelia IgG & IgM immunoblot (SeroBORREL) Borrelia burgdorferi ss, B. afzelii, B. gariniii, B. spielmanii, B.bavariensi
SeroBORREL: Request Form from EU
SeroBORREL: Request Form from USA
SERUM-BASED TESTS : Sample required: 2 ml serum. Stable for 24 hours at ambient temperature, for one week at 4°C. For longer periods, centrifuge, aliquot & freeze. IMMUNOBLOTS (WESTERN BLOTS) WITH DIAGRAM
Mycobacterium QuantiFeron GOLD test (MycoB)
Mycobacterium QuantiFeron GOLD test: detects responses in vitro to mycobacterium infection by measuring IFN-γ response to either ESAT-6 or CFP-10 antigens
MycoB: Request Form from EU
MycoB: Request Form from USA
Special tubes required; shipped upon request; tubes must be stored for 16-24h at 37°C after the blood draw .
PCR Hybrispot Zoonoses (HybZOO)
Tick extraction + mutiplex PCRs + dotblot for 7 pathogens: Erhlichia, Anaplasma, Bartonella, Borrelia burgdorferi sl, Rickettsias (Richettsia, Spotted fever group & Typhus group), Coxiella, Francisella
HybZOO - Request Form EU
HybZOO- Request Form US
Sample required: blood, saliva, biopsy, swab, as per need Blood: 1 EDTA. Tube. Stable for 48hours. For longer periods freeze at –20°C or –80°C. Saliva , biopsy, swab: sample in a sterile, dry tube (no buffer or fixative of any kind). Stable for 24 hours. For longer periods freeze at -20°C or 80°C
Phage Rickettsia qPCR (PhRick)

PHELIX PHAGE TEST: A Breakthrough way to detect intracellular bacteria, and an answer to non-diagnostic ill people.
Phages belong to the simplest and most primitive form of life (viruses). They are extraordinarily specific for the bacterial host that they infect to propagate. They can rapidly infect their host and insert its genetic material into their host. As a result, they produce large numbers of copies that can further infect (and in some specific cases decimate) the bacteria causing the infection. Most importantly, bacteriophages can have a killing capacity.
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Tick borne Disease-Related Testing
Leptospira serology IgM (LEPTO)


LEPTO: Request Form from EU
LEPTO: Request Form from USA
SERUM-BASED TESTS : Sample required: 2 ml serum. Stable for 24 hours at ambient temperature, for one week at 4°C. For longer periods, centrifuge, aliquot & freeze.IMMUNOASSAYS


Yersinia IgG & IgA immunoblot (SeroYERS)
SeroYERS: Request Form from EU
SeroYERS: Request Form from USA
SERUM-BASED TESTS : Sample required: 2 ml serum. Stable for 24 hours at ambient temperature, for one week at 4°C. For longer periods, centrifuge, aliquot & freeze. IMMUNOBLOTS (WESTERN BLOTS) WITH DIAGRAM

Zoonosis screening (serology)

Zoonosis screening (serology) : Bartonella henselae, Borrelia burgdorferi, Coxiella burnetii, Rickettsia conorii
ZONP: Request Form from EU
ZONP: Request Form from USA
SERUM-BASED TESTS : Sample required: 2 ml serum. Stable for 24 hours at ambient temperature, for one week at 4°C. For longer periods, centrifuge, aliquot & freeze.IMMUNOASSAYS

Tularemia serology
Tularemia serology, If positive Tularemia IgM ELISA
TULAR: Request Form from EU
TULAR: Request Form from USA
SERUM-BASED TESTS : Sample required: 2 ml serum. Stable for 24 hours at ambient temperature, for one week at 4°C. For longer periods, centrifuge, aliquot & freeze.IMMUNOASSAYS