A 43-year-old member asked:
what do you suggest if my doctor ordered a routine lab req for blood work. will it detect lyme disease?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
44 years experience Pathology
No: We don't look for the routinely. Actually, there's some dispute as to just how sensitive the usual Lyme serologies are. If you're concerned that you may be a Lyme patient, talk about this with your physician.
Answered on Jul 23, 2014
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